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Webster 1913 Edition


Zayat


Za′yat

(?; 277)
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Noun.
A public shed, or portico, for travelers, worshipers, etc.
[Burmah]

Definition 2021


zayat

zayat

English

Noun

zayat (plural zayats)

  1. A building in Burma used for meetings and religious assemblies and to give shelter to travellers.
    • 1855, Emily Chubbuck Judson, Memoir of Sarah B. Judson: member of the American mission to Burmah (page 16)
      There are always several zayats in the neighborhood of a kyoung, to which the devotees of Boodh resort to listen to their priests.