Iskeem (Leather Belt)
- A leather belt that a monk fastens round his waist when he lives in solitude. A monk wears such a belt following the recite of special prayers.A monk that wears the "Iskeem" is ought to present exceeding prayers, fastings, and kneelings than an ordinary monk.
Dictionary of church terms. — St. GEORGE'S COPTIC ORTHODOX CHURCH SPORTING - ALEXANDRIA EGYPT. Fr. Tadros Yacoub Maiaty.