What does hair-shirt mean?

Definitions for hair-shirt

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word hair-shirt.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. hair shirt(adj)

    an uncomfortable shirt made of coarse animal hair; worn next to the skin as a penance

  2. hair-shirt, hair-shirted(adj)

    self-sacrificing or austere


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of hair-shirt in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of hair-shirt in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Images & Illustrations of hair-shirt

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