Mez"u*zoth (?), n. [Heb. m&ecr;z&umac;z&omac;th, pl. of m&ecr;z&umac;zah doorpost.]
A piece of parchment bearing the Decalogue and attached to the doorpost; -- in use among orthodox Hebrews.
<-- now mezuzah or mezuzah, used for the scroll together with the case in which it is contained -->
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