prayer shawl
noun Date: 1905 tallith

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • prayer shawl — prayer′ shawl [[t]prɛər[/t]] n. jud tallith • Etymology: 1900–05 …   From formal English to slang

  • prayer shawl — n. TALLITH …   English World dictionary

  • prayer shawl — noun (Judaism) a shawl with a ritually knotted fringe at each corner; worn by Jews at morning prayer • Syn: ↑tallith, ↑tallis • Topics: ↑Judaism • Hypernyms: ↑shawl * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • prayer shawl — /prair/, Judaism. a tallith. [1900 05] * * * …   Universalium

  • prayer shawl — Tallit, cloth worn by Jewish men during morning prayers …   English contemporary dictionary

  • prayer shawl — noun Judaism another term for tallith …   English new terms dictionary

  • Prayer-shawl Flag — I s r a e l i banner derived from talith or prayer shawl with horizontal blue stripes enclosing Shield or Star of David …   Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games

  • prayer — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ little, quick, short ▪ She whispered a little prayer. ▪ private, quiet, silent ▪ S …   Collocations dictionary

  • prayer scarf — noun or prayer shawl also prayer cloak : tallith …   Useful english dictionary

  • shawl — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ heavy ▪ light, thin ▪ crocheted, knitted ▪ embroidered, fringed ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

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