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- n. Plural form of tallith.
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Others still, covered with the folds of their white talliths, stood motionless, facing the walls, rocking their figures back and forward.
Seven chandeliers of a hundred lights each, illuminated the gallery above, showing behind the transparent grating innumerable female figures in bright coloured dresses; below were the benches, where the men were sitting on their soft white talliths.
From the gallery came the loud sobs and wailing, of women, and in the background of the edifice people without silver ribbons round their talliths wrung their hard, work-stained hands.