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Word: apothegm

Definition: (apophthegm) pithy, compact saying


Sentences Containing 'apothegm'

Weiss p. 1b, "Besh" pp. 36a,b, 37a) as well as proverbs (e.g., "Bo" p. 2b, "Vay" p. 60b) and maxims (e.g., the apothegm of the ancient Zekenim, "Besh" p. 62b, "Shir" p. 46b).
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