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Definition of Phylactery

Phylactery
Phylactery Phy*lac"ter*y, n.; pl. Phylacteries. [OE. filateri, OF. filatire, filatiere, F. phylact[`e]re, L. phylacterium, Gr. ?, fr. ? a watcher, guard, ? to watch, guard. Cf. Philatory.] 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. --Schaff-Herzog Encyc. 3. Among the primitive Christians, a case in which the relics of the dead were inclosed.

Meaning of Phylactery from wikipedia

- Phylactery may refer to: Tefillin, boxes containing Torah verses worn by some Jews when praying An amulet or charm, worn for its supposed magical or supernatural...
- becomes a lich by means of necromancy, using a magical receptacle called a Phylactery to store the lich's soul. In some sources the method of becoming a lich...
- /ˈtfɪlɪn/; Israeli Hebrew: [tfiˈlin], תְּפִלִּין or תְּפִילִּין) or phylacteries, is a set of small black leather boxes containing scrolls of parchment...
- eternal life using spells or rituals to bind his intellect and soul to his "phylactery" and thereby achieving a form of immortality. Liches are depicted as being...
- (phylactery) and the shape of the Yod on the arm phylactery, Halacha le-Moshe mi-Sinai. The letter "shin" embossed on the head Tefillin (phylactery),...
- Phylactery Factory is the second album by American singer-songwriter Casey Dienel, but the first under the White Hinterland name. The album, written by...
- outside the clothing. Tefillin (Hebrew: תְפִלִּין), known in English as phylacteries (from the Gr**** word φυλακτήριον, meaning sa****uard or amulet), are two...
- Malatesta Pisanello: Portrait of a Princess Raphael: Angel Holding a Phylactery; La belle jardinière; The Holy Family of Francis I; Madonna with the Blue...
- performed and recorded as White Hinterland, whose first album, titled Phylactery Factory, was released on March 4, 2008, by the independent record label...
- [of Scripture] differ from phylacteries and Mezuzahs only in that the Books may be written in any language, while phylacteries and Mezuzahs may be written...
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