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- noun a
headscarfworn by married Jewishwomen in compliance with the code of modestyknown as tzeniut.
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For the same reason, if I saw a woman where a tichel, a snood or a turban, I would assume she is not Muslim, because the neck is left exposed.
The Volokh Conspiracy » “Aggressively” Following Someone in a Car for Several Blocks Because of Her Religion = Felony: 2009
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