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Why is a Zonah referred to as a Kedeishah?

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Rashi: Kedeishah means designated for Z'nus. 1


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See Devarim 23:18. Mizrachi - Kedeishah really means designated, sometimes for the good, sometimes for the bad - in this case she is designated for Zenus. Tosfos (Yevamos 79b) - "Lo Sihyeh Kedeishah" refers to one who cannot have Kidushin, i.e. a Shifchah.

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