Taille Definition

tāl, täyə
A French feudal tax imposed by the king or a lord.
Webster's New World
A form of direct royal taxation that was levied in France before 1789 on nonprivileged subjects and lands and tended to weigh most heavily on the peasants.
American Heritage

Origin of Taille

  • French from Old French division tail2

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From French taille (“cut", noun).

    From Wiktionary

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