tales

noun plural, often attributive
ta·​les | \ ˈtā-ˌlēz\

Legal Definition of tales

: persons added to a jury from among those available in or about the courthouse or in the county to make up a deficiency in the number of jurors regularly summoned a tales juror

History and Etymology for tales

from the Medieval Latin phrase tales de circumstantibus such (persons) of the bystanders; from the use of the phrase in the writ summoning them

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