Definitions for tallisˈtæl ɪs
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Thomas,c1505–85, English organist and composer.
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)
prayer shawl, tallith, tallis(noun)
(Judaism) a shawl with a ritually knotted fringe at each corner; worn by Jews at morning prayer