Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A bone in the human body which the Rabbinical writers affirmed to be indestructible, and which is variously said to have been one of the lumbar vertebræ, the sacrum, the coccyx, a sesamoid bone of the great toe, or one of the triquetrous or Wormian bones of the cranium.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A bone of the human body which was supposed by certain Rabbinical writers to be indestructible. Its location was a matter of dispute.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A small bone in the human spinal column, believed in Muslim and Jewish traditions to be the indestructible bone from which the body will be rebuilt at the time of resurrection.

Etymologies

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Hebrew 'לוז'

Examples

  • The electrical hookups look frightening, but the luz is very good; we run through an external surge protector and if the corriente is too low or too high or polarity reversed, it is no go.

    Huasteca Potosina

  • The electrical hookups look frightening, but the luz is very good; we run through an external surge protector and if the corriente is too low or too high or polarity reversed, it is no go.

    Huasteca Potosina

  • The electrical hookups look frightening, but the luz is very good; we run through an external surge protector and if the corriente is too low or too high or polarity reversed, it is no go.

    Huasteca Potosina

  • The electrical hookups look frightening, but the luz is very good; we run through an external surge protector and if the corriente is too low or too high or polarity reversed, it is no go.

    Huasteca Potosina

  • The electrical hookups look frightening, but the luz is very good; we run through an external surge protector and if the corriente is too low or too high or polarity reversed, it is no go.

    Huasteca Potosina

  • The electrical hookups look frightening, but the luz is very good; we run through an external surge protector and if the corriente is too low or too high or polarity reversed, it is no go.

    Huasteca Potosina

  • The electrical hookups look frightening, but the luz is very good; we run through an external surge protector and if the corriente is too low or too high or polarity reversed, it is no go.

    Huasteca Potosina

  • The electrical hookups look frightening, but the luz is very good; we run through an external surge protector and if the corriente is too low or too high or polarity reversed, it is no go.

    Huasteca Potosina

  • The electrical hookups look frightening, but the luz is very good; we run through an external surge protector and if the corriente is too low or too high or polarity reversed, it is no go.

    Huasteca Potosina

  • The electrical hookups look frightening, but the luz is very good; we run through an external surge protector and if the corriente is too low or too high or polarity reversed, it is no go.

    Huasteca Potosina

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  • The rabbi says that what Yahweh does

    Is create again what once there was.

    We'll be born afresh

    Enrobed in flesh

    That's grown from the seed of the luz.

    December 15, 2014

  • "A bone in the human body which the Rabbinical writers affirmed to be indestructible, and which is variously said to have been one of the lumbar vertebræ, the sacrum, the coccyx, a sesamoid bone of the great toe, or one of the triquetrous or Wormian bones of the cranium."

    -- from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

    March 16, 2018