- Thomas. Tallis, Thomas.
or Tal·lys, Tal·ys
- Thomas,c1505–85, English organist and composer, especially of church music.
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Historical Examples of tallys
I did give him the best answer I could to pay him with tallys, and that is all they could get from me.Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete
In spite of the discomfort the little black imps caused, the scouts had to laugh at Tallys form of condolence.
Instantly, the wild beast was up and about to spring again, when a shot from Tallys gun ended its preying.
Weve got to trust to Tallys guidance, pards, so let us do exactly as he thinks best, added Mr. Gilroy.
But it began nowhere and endedwell, it terminated suddenly just ahead of Tallys next step!
- Judaism a fringed shawl worn by Jewish men during morning prayers
Word Origin for tallis
- Thomas. ?1505–85, English composer and organist; noted for his music for the Anglican liturgy