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Skirt

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1915) skurt: (1) kanaph, "wing" "extremity" (Ru 3:9, etc.), is the usual word. But in 1Sa 24:4 ff perhaps "corner" is the best translation. (2) shul, "loose hanging" (Ex 28:33, etc.; in the [[King James Version]] often rendered "hem"). (3) peh, "mouth," "opening" (Ps 133:2, "the precious oil .... that came down upon the skirt"). But the "opening" is that for is that for the head, so that the [[Revised Version]] margin "collar" is the correct translation. "Skirt" is frequently used in a euphemistic sense, for which the commentaries must be consulted. See [[Dress]]; [[Train]]. See also [[Dress]]