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Meaning of TALLITH

Pronunciation:  'talith

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  (Judaism) a shawl with a ritually knotted fringe at each corner; worn by Jews at morning prayer
 

TALLITH is a 7 letter word that starts with T.

 

 Synonyms: prayer shawl, tallis
 
 See Also: shawl

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Tal"lith\, n. [NHeb. tall[=i]th.] (Jewish Costume)
(a) An undergarment worn by orthodox Jews, covering the chest
    and the upper part of the back. It has an opening for the
    head, and has tassels, called zizith, on its four
    corners.
(b) A tasseled shawl or scarf worn over the head or thrown
    round the shoulders while at prayer.

 

 

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