Definitions for tallisˈtæl ɪs

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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

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of tallis in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of tallis in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Terry Pratchett:

    I would like to die peacefully with Thomas Tallis on my iPod before the disease takes me over and I hope that will not be for quite some time to come, because if I knew that I could die at any time I wanted, then suddenly every day would be as precious as a million pounds, if I knew that I could die, I would live. My life, my death, my choice.

  2. Terry Pratchett:

    I have vowed that rather than let Alzheimer's take me, I would take it, i would live my life as ever to the full and die, before the disease mounted its last attack, in my own home, in a chair on the lawn, with a brandy in my hand to wash down whatever modern version of the Brompton Cocktail some helpful medic could supply. And with Thomas Tallis on my iPod, I would shake hands with death.

  3. Sarah Wootton:

    I would live my life as ever to the full and die, before the disease mounted its last attack, in my own home, in a chair on the lawn, with a brandy in my hand to wash down whatever modern version of the Brompton Cocktail some helpful medic could supply. And with Thomas Tallis on my iPod, I would shake hands with death. sir Terry was fond of saying, 'It's time we learned to be as good at dying as we are at living' and his brave approach to confronting issues of death, including his own, was a heartfelt demonstration of dignity.

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