prayer shawl

prayer shawl

[prair]
noun Judaism.
a tallith.

Origin:
1900–05

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prayer shawl (prɛə)
 
n
Judaism another word for tallit

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prayer shawl

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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