Definition of Taillies

1. Noun. (plural of taillie) ¹



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Definition of Taillies

1. taillie [n] - See also: taillie

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Taillies

tailgut
tailhead
tailheads
tailings
taillamp
taillamps
taille
tailles
tailless
tailless tenrec
taillessness
tailleur
tailleurs
taillie
taillies (current term)
taillight
taillights
taillike
tailor
tailor's
tailor's chalk
tailor's cramp
tailor's dummy
tailor's ham
tailor's muscle
tailor's spasm
tailor's tack
tailor-fashion
tailor-made

Literary usage of Taillies

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1. The Scottish Jurist: Containing Reports of Cases Decided in the House of the by Great Britain Parliament. House of Lords (1853)
"This application is presented on the ground that the words ' instrument' and 'taillies,' in our interlocutor, are written on erasures, no mention being made ..."

2. Reports of Cases Decided in the Court of Session, Teind Court, Court of by Scotland Court of Session, Robert Stuart (1853)
"... and grant warrant to the Keeper of the Register of taillies to record the same along with this decree, and decern." This decree was extracted and ..."

3. Reports of Cases Heard in the House of Lords on Appeals and Writs of Error by Richard Bligh, House of Lords, Great Britain Parliament. House of Lords, Parliament, Great Britain (1823)
""an act of Parliament of Scotland, made in the " year 1685, intituled, ' An act concerning taillies,' " all his Majesty's subjects are empowered to ..."

4. The Statutes at Large from the Magna Charta, to the End of the Eleventh by Great Britain (1807)
"... Aft concerning taillies, ... and which taillies, when completed and ... and whereas many taillies of lands and ..."

5. A Treatise on Leases: Explaining the Nature, Form, and Effect of the by Robert Bell, William Bell (1826)
"... made in the year 1685, intituled " Act concerning taillies," all his Majesty's subjects are empowered to taillie their lands, and estates in Scotland, ..."

6. Christ Church Letters: A Volume of Mediaeval Letters Relating to the Affairs by Joseph Brigstocke Sheppard (1877)
"For, an I ne were there, had taillies passed oute upon the same to your hurte, the whiche God ... I have viij li. vj s. viij d. in ij taillies of your ..."

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