Translation for 'sidelocks' from English to Russian
NOUN   sidelock | sidelocks
пейсы {мн}
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Translation for 'sidelocks' from English to Russian

пейсы {мн}религ.
Usage Examples English
  • Following a Biblical commandment not to shave the sides of one's face (Leviticus 19:27), male members of most Hasidic groups wear long, uncut sidelocks called payot (or "peyes").
  • Armas Ugartechea originally made matched pairs of sidelocks guns for export to England.
  • Strict Orthodox Judaism forbids men from cutting their sidelocks, but other hair may be kept as desired.
  • cut is high maintenance for those without naturally straight hair, and requires frequent touch-ups on the sidelocks and front bangs in order to maintain its shape.
  • According to Maimonides, shaving the sidelocks was a heathen practice.

  • Hasidic Jewish men will occasionally shave all of their head except for the sides to emphasize their payot (sidelocks).
  • He spoke of circumcisions, blood money and Jewish sidelocks, and told Gutnick he knew his location and was coming to get him unless he paid.
  • The councillor joked about chopping off a Jewish person's sidelocks and confiscating their kippah.
  • The Rebbe, his attendant and Rabbi Mordechai, shorn of their distinctive beards and sidelocks, were disguised as Russian generals who had been captured at the front and were being taken to Budapest for questioning.
  • Following adoption of the 1859 regulation, soldiers and civilians would walk the streets of Iași and some other Moldavian towns, assaulting Jews, using scissors to shred their clothing, but also to cut their beards or their sidelocks; drastic measures applied by the Army Headquarters put a stop to such turmoil.

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