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- n. Plural form of shittah.
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- n. The wood of the shittah tree.
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- n. shrubby thorny deciduous tree of southeastern United States with white flowers and small black drupaceous fruit
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Its wood is called shittim wood (Ex. 26: 15, 26; 25: 10, 13, 23, 28, etc.).
The Ark, with its thick outer and inner plates of gold, both sandwiching a layer of insulating "shittim" wood, formed a massive capacitor.
But all Deker could think of was the shittim wood beneath the gold of the Ark, and that only made his mind go back to the death grove at Camp Shittim.
O fitting place and appropriate for a library, which was made of imperishable shittim-wood, and was all covered within and without with gold!
He was quisquis, floored on his plankraft of shittim wood.
Chapter 30 1. And thou shalt make an altar to burn incense upon: of shittim wood shalt thou make it.
And he made bars of shittim wood; five for the boards of the one side of the tabernacle
Chapter 27 1. And thou shalt make an altar of shittim wood, five cubits long, and five cubits broad; the altar shall be foursquare: and the height thereof shall be three cubits.
Chapter 38 1. And he made the altar of burnt offering of shittim wood: five cubits was the length thereof, and five cubits the breadth thereof; it was foursquare; and three cubits the height thereof.
And thou shalt make for the hanging five pillars of shittim wood, and overlay them with gold, and their hooks shall be of gold: and thou shalt cast five sockets of brass for them.