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also tal·lis  (tä′lĭs, tä-lēt′)
n. pl. tal·lits or tal·li·tot (tä-lē′tôt, -tôs, -lā′-) also tal·lis·es also tal·li·sim (tä-lē′sĭm, -lā′-) Judaism
A shawl with ritually knotted tassels at each of four corners traditionally worn by Jewish men and boys, especially at morning prayer. Also called prayer shawl.

[Mishnaic Hebrew ṭallît, cover, from Hebrew ṭillēl, to cover, from Aramaic ṭallel, from ṭəlāl, shade; see ṯ̣ll in Semitic roots.]


(ˈtælɪθ; Hebrew taˈliːt)
n, pl tallaisim (tæˈleɪsɪm) or tallites, tallitot (Hebrew -liːˈtɔt)
1. (Judaism) a white shawl with fringed corners worn over the head and shoulders by Jewish males during religious services
2. (Judaism) a smaller form of this worn under the outer garment during waking hours by some Jewish males
[C17: from Hebrew tallīt]
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The key thing in this match is that Cork's captain Pa Cronin returns from suspension to partner Daniel Kearney at midfield and with their talit would come as something of a surprise if the Rebels can't make it two from two with their talisman back.
com, noted that "evidence of their Jewish roots is very strong with customs such as performing circumcision on the eighth day following birth, honoring levirate [where the brother of a dead man must marry his brother's widow] marriages, offering sacrifices on altars and wearing shawls that resemble the Talit [prayer shawl].
But Talit Karim, who was made redundant from the plant earlier this year, claimed he had not been given any help.
Local sources said that Ezz al-Deen al-Mabhouh, Majdi al-Jakhbeer were injured after Israeli forces shot them near Talit Abu Safiya east of Jabaliya, and were transferred to Dar al-Shifa Hospital in Gaza City for treatment.
By contrast the talit or prayer shawl with its fringes is considered an extension of the body.
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