taille

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taille

noun \ˈtä-yə, ˈtī-, ˈtāl\

Definition of TAILLE

:  a tax formerly levied by a French king or seigneur on his subjects or on lands held of him

Origin of TAILLE

Middle French, from Old French, from taillier to cut, tax
First Known Use: circa 1533

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