כָּשׁוֹרָא, כְּשׁוֹ׳ f. (כשר; cmp. גִּשְׁרָא) joist, beam, post. Targ. Y. Gen. XIX, 8 (O. שָׁרִיתָא; h. text קֹרָה). Targ. II Kings VI, 2 (ed. Lag. שדי, Var. שרי, כ׳); a. e.—B. Kam. 66ᵇ, v. טְלָלָא. Ib. 11ᵃ, v. זוּזָא I. Hor. 3ᵇ כי היכי דנימטין שיבא מכ׳ in order that each of us may carry off a chip of the beam (that you may share the responsibility with me). Keth. 17ᵃ אין דמיין עלייכי ככ׳ if they (the brides you carry in procession) are on your shoulders like a beam (awaking no sensual desire). Ib. 86ᵇ; B. Kam. 98ᵇ כי כ׳ לצלמי like a beam fit for decorative mouldings (proverbial expression for straight and exact), v. גְּבִי. Kidd. 80ᵇמיחברי כ׳ וכ׳ ten persons combine to steal a beam and are not ashamed of one another; a. e.—Pl. כְּשׁוֹרִין, כְּשׁוֹרֵי. Targ. II Chr. XXXIV, 11. Targ. Cant. I, 17 כְּשׁוֹרוֹהִי (some ed. כָּשְׁרוֹהִי); a. e.—Sabb. 67ᵃ ז׳ ציבי מז׳ כ׳ seven chips from seven beams. B. Kam. 96ᵃ גובי ועבדינהו כ׳ if one stole trunks and made them into joists (by trimming). Gitt. 67ᵇ איעסק בכ׳ busied himself with carrying (or trimming) beams; a. e.—Trnsf. lengthy slices of a radish. Sabb. 108ᵇ במערבא מלחי כ׳ כ׳ Ms. M. (ed. כִּישְׁרֵי, Ar. כִּשְׁרֵי, Var. כִּישֵׁי; Alf. פישרי) in Palestine they salt them (on the Sabbath) each slice by itself (just as they are eaten).