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prayer shawl Line breaks: pray¦er shawl

Definition of prayer shawl in English:


Another term for tallith.
Example sentences
  • He stood before it fussing with his tunic, his robe and his prayer shawl, making sure his attire was perfect.
  • It was white (the color of newness and purity), and it had two blue stripes (the color of heaven) like the stripes of a tallit, the prayer shawl, which symbolized the transmission of Jewish tradition.
  • I feel safe, gathered in, with the song covering us like a prayer shawl and the Shabbos candles flickering on the sideboard.
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