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from The Century Dictionary.

  • Persons employed in menial offices in the ancient Jewish temple service, chiefly in hewing wood and drawing water to be used in the sacrifices.

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

  • noun plural (jewish Antiq.) Servants of the priests and Levites in the menial services about the tabernacle and temple.

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