border of garment

Israelites were ordered to have fringes (NRSV) on their garments (Num. 15:38), and the gospels record them on Jesus' cloak (Mark 6:56; Luke 8:44). The translations ‘hem’ and ‘tassels’ have also been used.

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  • Border — Bor der, v. t. 1. To make a border for; to furnish with a border, as for ornament; as, to border a garment or a garden. [1913 Webster] 2. To be, or to have, contiguous to; to touch, or be touched, as by a border; to be, or to have, near the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Border — Bor der, n. [OE. bordure, F. bordure, fr. border to border, fr. bord a border; of German origin; cf. MHG. borte border, trimming, G. borte trimming, ribbon; akin to E. board in sense 8. See {Board}, n., and cf. {Bordure}.] 1. The outer part or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Border land — Border Bor der, n. [OE. bordure, F. bordure, fr. border to border, fr. bord a border; of German origin; cf. MHG. borte border, trimming, G. borte trimming, ribbon; akin to E. board in sense 8. See {Board}, n., and cf. {Bordure}.] 1. The outer… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • border — bordered, adj. borderless, adj. /bawr deuhr/, n. 1. the part or edge of a surface or area that forms its outer boundary. 2. the line that separates one country, state, province, etc., from another; frontier line: You cannot cross the border… …   Universalium

  • border — bor•der [[t]ˈbɔr dər[/t]] n. 1) the part or edge of a surface or area that forms its outer boundary 2) the line that separates one country, state, province, etc., from another; frontier line 3) the district or region that lies along the boundary… …   From formal English to slang

  • border — /ˈbɔdə / (say bawduh) noun 1. a side, edge, or margin. 2. a. the line that separates one country, state, or province from another; frontier line. b. Australian History the margin of land surveyed and ready for tenure. 3. a. the district or region …   Australian English dictionary

  • border —   Palena, lihi, nihi, kapa, pe a, ka e.   Also: hulilau, hu a, pa a, mōlina, ha i, kuaio, kūkulu, pili, mokuna.    ♦ Border of the sea, kapa kai.    ♦ Border of a land, palena, piko, kapaha i.    ♦ Border of a mat, alahi i.    ♦ Border of a… …   English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • Over the border — Border Bor der, n. [OE. bordure, F. bordure, fr. border to border, fr. bord a border; of German origin; cf. MHG. borte border, trimming, G. borte trimming, ribbon; akin to E. board in sense 8. See {Board}, n., and cf. {Bordure}.] 1. The outer… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • The Border — Border Bor der, n. [OE. bordure, F. bordure, fr. border to border, fr. bord a border; of German origin; cf. MHG. borte border, trimming, G. borte trimming, ribbon; akin to E. board in sense 8. See {Board}, n., and cf. {Bordure}.] 1. The outer… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Kanga (African garment) — The kanga (sometimes khanga , meaning guinea hen in Swahili, for its brilliant colors) is a colourful garment similar to kitenge, worn by women and occasionally by men throughout Eastern Africa. It is a piece of printed cotton fabric, about 1,5m… …   Wikipedia

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