Bayit Sheni

Alternative Spellings

Ba'it Shayni

Definitions

  • Second Temple, period of the Second Temple
  • A place one repairs to for debauchery after being expelled from one's initial location.

Example Sentences

  • "0n the 8th of Tevet, at the beginning of the "Greek Era," the Torah was translated into Greek by the decree of King Ptolemy, in about the year 313 B.C.E., according to the Bayit Sheni Timeline presented in the Chanukah Section" (http://www.ou.org/chagim/roshchodesh/tevet/default.htm)
  • The police found our favorite brothel; let's go to the Bayit Sheni.

Languages of Origin

Textual Hebrew

Etymology

בית שני

Who Uses This

Historians

Regions

North America

Dictionaries

None

Notes

Second usage is code language by formerly Orthodox Jews

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