a shawllike garment of wool, silk, or the like, with fringes, or zizith, at the four corners, worn around the shoulders by Orthodox and Conservative (sometimes also Reform) Jews, as during the morning service.
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How to use tallith in a sentence
One father spread his tallith over his sons, and killed them and himself.History of the Jews, Vol. IV (of VI) | Heinrich Graetz
She saw him go down in his working clothes; she did not know that he had hidden the tallith under his apron.Neighbors | Jacob A. Riis
They laid the body on the floor in front of the prison cells and covered it with the tallith as with a shroud.Neighbors | Jacob A. Riis