Definitions for tallisˈtæl ɪs

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Tal•lisˈtæl ɪs(n.)

  1. Thomas,c1505–85, English organist and composer.

    Category: Biography

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Tallis, Thomas Tallis(noun)

    English organist and composer of church and secular music; was granted a monopoly in music printing with William Byrd (1505-1585)

  2. prayer shawl, tallith, tallis(noun)

    (Judaism) a shawl with a ritually knotted fringe at each corner; worn by Jews at morning prayer


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