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n. Sidelocks, sidecurls, or earlocks, common among Haredi boys and men.
It is customary for Chasidic Jews to allow their peyus to grow out.
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פאות pe'ot / peyes 'corners'
payess, peot, payot, peyos, payus, peyus
Singular pe'a, plural pe'ot (Modern Hebrew pronunciation) or peyos (Ashkenazic pronunciation). The prohibition against shaving the side of the man's head derives from Leviticus 19:27. Also refers to the corners of a field, which should be left for the poor to glean.
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