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taille

 (tāl, tä′yə)
n.
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.

[French, from Old French, division; see tail2.]

taille

(taɪ; French tɑj)
n, pl tailles (taɪ; taɪz; French tɑj)
(Historical Terms) (in France before 1789) a tax levied by a king or overlord on his subjects
[C17: from French, from Old French taillier to shape; see tailor]

taille

(teɪl; Fr. ˈtɑ yə)

n., pl. tailles (teɪlz; Fr. ˈtɑ yə)
a feudal tax levied by a French king or seigneur on his subjects or on lands held under him.
[1545–55; < French: literally, a cutting; see tail2]
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Lehoux, Pascale, Jean-Louis Denis, Myriam Hivon, and Stephane Taillez.
As recorded in Belleau's Tombeau, which was published in 1585 and contains 103 poems, it reads: "Ne taillez, mains industrieuses, / Des pierres pour couvrir BELLEAU, / Luymesme a basti son tombeau / Dedans ses Pierres precieuses" (Belleau, CEuvres 5: lines 1-4).
Con ella realizo apasionantes documentales submarinos que enriquecieron la existencia terrestre y liquida de aquellos tres mousquemeres o "trio de mosqueteros del mar", cual se apodaban sus colegas Phillipe Taillez, Frederic Dumas y JYC.