Definitions for "Tallis"
(Yiddish), talit (Hebrew) a prayer-shawl, mostly (but not exclusively) worn by men. May be either a sort of wide scarf or a very large, long cloth. It is always fringed; the fringes serve as reminders of God's commandments.
A four cornered garment worn by Jewish males in accordance with the instructions found in Bamidbar (Numbers) 15:37-41. They come in two versions, the small tallis kotton, worn under the shirt and the larger tallis godol worn over the clothes during morning prayer services. All talleisim have fringes at each corner.
A prayer shawl, usually in white silk with fringes, and worn over clothes.
English organist and composer of church and secular music; was granted a monopoly in music printing with William Byrd (1505-1585)
Same as Tallith.