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Taille

Definition of the noun taille

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noun - plural: tailles

  1. a form of direct taxation levied on the land of peasants in the France of the Ancien Régime

Explanation

  1. The taille was a direct land tax on the French peasantry and non-nobles in Ancien Régime France. The tax was imposed on each household and based on how much land it held.
    • also known as Taille-belasting
  2. The taille, also called the taille d'hautbois, was a Baroque tenor oboe pitched in F. It had a straight body, an open bell, and two keys.

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Google previewWine Science (2014)

Principles and Applications by Ronald S. Jackson

The première taille refers to the first 500-liter fraction. Its lower acidity and higher tannin content usually preclude its use in champagne production. The fraction also possesses more fruit flavors. Nevertheless, the première taille may be useful ...

Google previewIllustrated Guide to Jewelry Appraising (2012)

Antique, Period, and Modern by Anna M. Miller

Basse taille is an additional method to champleve. (Celt c. 200 B.C.) Cloisonné. The earliest recorded technique where the enamel powder is placed within metal gated cells before firing. The high heat fusion binds the metal ribbon wall to the ...

Google previewAnnals of Agriculture and Other Useful Arts (1786)

by Arthur Young

You call the taille, “land tax;” the vingtiāmes are properly the land tax, but the taille is an arbitrary and personal imposition; it is paid not only in the proportion to your income, but in proportion to your stock, and to the supposed produćl of your ...

Google previewThe Harleian Miscellany Or a Collection of ... Pamphlets and Tracts, ... Found in the Late Earl of Oxfordts Libary; Interspersed with Historical, Political and Critical Notes Etc (1745)

by Robert Earl of Oxford and Mortimer Harley

H E Taille is a Tax or Subsidy, which was formerly granted to the Kings of France, by the three Estates of the Kingdom, upon some extraordinary and emergent Occasidns: But, in Process of Time, it became a ...

Google previewThe Harleian Miscellany, Or A Collection of Scarce, Curious, and Entertaining Pamphlets and Tracts, as Well in Ms. as in Print, Found in the Earl of Oxford's Library (1745)

Interspersed with Historical, Critical and Political Notes

H E Taille is a Tax or Subsidy, which was formerly granted to the Kings of France, by the three Estates of the Kingdom, upon some extraordinary and emergent Occasions: But, in Process of Time, it became a Tax ...

Google previewThe Harleian Miscellany (1810)

A Collection of Scarce, Curious, and Entertaining Pamphlets and Tracts, as Well, in Manuscript as in Print. Selected from the Library of Edward Harley, Second Earl of Oxford. Interspersed with Historical, Political, and Critical Annotations

THE Taille is a tax or subsidy, which was formerly granted to the kings of France, by the three estates of the kingdom, upon some extraordinary and emergent occasion: but, in process of time, it became a tax jure divino, and was continued in ...

Google previewThe Harleian Miscellany, Or, A Collection of Scarce, Curious, and Entertaining Pamphlets and Tracts (1745)

As Well in Manuscript as in Print, Found in the Late Earl of Oxford's Library. Interspersed with Historical, Political, and Critical Notes ; with a Table of Contents, and an Alphabetical Index

H E Taille is a Tax or Subsidy, which was formerly granted to the Kings of France, by the three Estates of the Kingdom, upon some extraordinary and emergent Occasions: But, in Process of Time, it became a ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Shakespeare’s Sexual Puns and Their Significance (1989)

by Frankie Rubinstein

Fr taille: fashion, cutting. Puns on ...

Google previewA Concise Etymological Dictionary of the English Language (1885)

by Walter William Skeat

taille, a cutting, &c. ; the same word as tally (below). And see entail (above). tally, a stick notched so as to match another stick; an exact match. (F. — L.) M. E. taille, a tally; for keeping accounts. — F. taille, a notch, cut, incision, cutting ; also a ...

Google previewThe Reader's Encyclopedia of World Drama (2002)

by John Gassner, Edward Quinn

La Taille. and Grévin resemble in tone as well as form the tragedies of Jodelle. Des Masures" technique recalls the tragedy Abraham sacrifiant (“Abraham's Sacrifice." pub. I550) by Théodore de Beze (l5l9-I605). The play is written in French.

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Taille Meaning

Video shows what taille means. A form of taxation levied on the land of peasants in pre-Revolutionary France.. A tally; an account scored on a piece of wood.

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Scrabble value of T1A1I1L1L1E1

The value of this 6-letter word is 6 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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