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Tallis

[tal-is] /ˈtæl ɪs/
noun
1.
Thomas, c1505–85, English organist and composer, especially of church music.
Also, Tallys, Talys.
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British Dictionary definitions for Tallis

tallis

/ˈtɑlis/
noun
1.
(Judaism) a fringed shawl worn by Jewish men during morning prayers
Word Origin
from Hebrew, literally: a cover

Tallis

/ˈtælɪs/
noun
1.
Thomas. ?1505–85, English composer and organist; noted for his music for the Anglican liturgy
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Encyclopedia Article for Tallis

tallit

prayer shawl worn by male Jews during the daily morning service (shaharit); it is also worn by the leader of the service during the afternoon service (minha). On Yom Kippur, males wear it for all five services and on Tisha be-Av only during the afternoon service

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