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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A word formed, with an assistant vowel, from the initial letters of the Hebrew words shisha sedārīm, literally, ‘the six orders,’ the common rabbinical name for the Talmud, which is divided into six principal orders, namely: Zeraim, seed
  • noun Moed, holidays
  • noun Nashim, women
  • noun Nezikin, damages
  • noun Kodshim, holy, sanctified things
  • noun Taharoth, purification.

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