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Tallys

[tal-is]
noun
  1. Thomas. Tallis, Thomas.
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Tallis

or Tal·lys, Tal·ys

[tal-is]
noun
  1. 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

    Samuel Pepys

  • In spite of the discomfort the little black imps caused, the scouts had to laugh at Tallys form of condolence.

    Girl Scouts in the Rockies

    Lillian Elizabeth Roy

  • Instantly, the wild beast was up and about to spring again, when a shot from Tallys gun ended its preying.

    Girl Scouts in the Rockies

    Lillian Elizabeth Roy

  • Weve got to trust to Tallys guidance, pards, so let us do exactly as he thinks best, added Mr. Gilroy.

    Girl Scouts in the Rockies

    Lillian Elizabeth Roy

  • But it began nowhere and endedwell, it terminated suddenly just ahead of Tallys next step!

    Girl Scouts in the Rockies

    Lillian Elizabeth Roy


British Dictionary definitions for tallys

tallis

tallith (tɑˈlit)

noun
  1. Judaism a fringed shawl worn by Jewish men during morning prayers
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Word Origin for tallis

from Hebrew, literally: a cover

Tallis

noun
  1. Thomas. ?1505–85, English composer and organist; noted for his music for the Anglican liturgy
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