Asarah Betevet - a Jewish fast day observed on the 10th day of the month of Tevet in memory of the beginning of the siege of Jerusalem in 586 b.c. by the Babylonians under King Nebuchadnezzar.
Asat - (in Vedic mythology) the realm of nonexistence, populated by demons.
How is there a realm of nonexistance?
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Aschheim-Zondek test - a test used to detect whether a woman is pregnant by noting the effect on the ovaries of an immature mouse or rabbit injected with her urine.
Did a frat house come up with this test?
ashcake - cornbread baked in hot ashes.
Two more words I didn't expect to see together
Assidean - a member of a sect, characterized by its religious zeal and piety, that flourished in the 2nd century b.c. during the time of the Maccabees and vigorously resisted the Hellenization of Jewish culture and religion.