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 Tallyman (A).Talpot or Talipot Tree. 
E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Talmud (The).
About 120 years after the destruction of the Temple, the rabbi Judah began to take down in writing the Jewish traditions; his book, called the Mishna, contains six parts (1) Agriculture and seed-sowing, (2) Festivals, (3) Marriage; (4) Civil affairs, (5) Sacrifices; and (6) what is clean and what unclean. The book caused immense disputation, and two Babylonish rabbis replied to it, and wrote a commentary in sixty parts, called the Babylonian Talmud Gemara (imperfect). This compilation has been greatly abridged by the omission of Nos. 5 and 6.   1

 Tallyman (A).Talpot or Talipot Tree. 


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