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prayer shawl

[prair] /prɛər/
noun, Judaism.
1.
a tallith.
Origin
1900-1905
1900-05
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British Dictionary definitions for prayer shawl

prayer shawl

/prɛə/
noun
1.
(Judaism) another word for tallit
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Encyclopedia Article for prayer shawl

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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