Phylactery

Definition of Phylactery

Phy`lac´ter`y
n.1.Any charm or amulet worn as a preservative from danger or disease.
2.A small square box, made either of parchment or of black calfskin, containing slips of parchment or vellum on which are written the scriptural passages Exodus xiii. 2-10, and 11-17, Deut. vi. 4-9, 13-22. They are worn by Jews on the head and left arm, on week-day mornings, during the time of prayer.
3.Among the primitive Christians, a case in which the relics of the dead were inclosed.

Related Words

Agnus Dei, Holy Grail, Host, Pieta, Sanctus bell, Sangraal, amulet, ark, asperger, asperges, aspergillum, bambino, beadroll, beads, candle, censer, chaplet, charm, ciborium, cross, crucifix, cruet, eucharistial, fetish, fylfot, gammadion, good-luck charm, holy cross, holy water, holy-water sprinkler, hoodoo, icon, incensory, juju, love charm, luck, lucky bean, lucky piece, madstone, mascot, matzo, menorah, mezuzah, mikvah, monstrance, mumbo jumbo, obeah, osculatory, ostensorium, paschal candle, pax, periapt, philter, phylacteries, prayer shawl, prayer wheel, pyx, relics, rood, rosary, sacramental, sacred relics, sacring bell, scarab, scarabaeus, scarabee, shofar, sudarium, sukkah, swastika, tabernacle, talisman, tallith, thurible, urceole, veronica, vigil light, voodoo, votive candle, whammy
Word:

Browse

Phthisicky
Phthisiology
Phthisipneumonia
Phthisis
Phthongal
Phthongometer
Phthor
Phycite
Phycochrome
Phycocyanin
Phycoerythrin
Phycography
Phycology
Phycomater
Phycomycetes
Phycophaeine
Phycoxanthin
Phylacter
Phylactered
Phylacteric
-Phylactery-
Phylactocarp
Phylactolaema
Phylactolaematous
Phylactolema
Phylarch
Phylarchy
Phyle
Phyllite
Phyllo-
Phyllobranchia
Phyllocladium
Phyllocyanin
Phyllocyst
Phyllode
Phyllodineous
Phyllodium
Phyllody
Phylloid
Phyllomania
Phyllome
# A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

© 2014 Delaflex, Inc.Dictionary Home | Privacy Policy