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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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He thought himself her idol, ugly as he was: he believed, as he said, that she preferred his "taille d'athlete" to the elegance of the Apollo Belvidere.
Le corps celeste 2000 QW7, faisant environ deux fois la taille de la tour Eiffel, se rapproche de la Terre et passera a cote le 14 septembre, informe l'Agence spatiale europeenne.
Aida Yombo, agee de 19 ans avec une taille de 1,71m, avait ete, lors des preliminaires, elue Miss regionale de Kara, au nord du pays.
The purpose of this service contract is the optimum maintenance of the pumping and turbining systems (hydraulic and electrical power parts) of the plate taille power station.
Parmi les criteres utilises pour mesurer l'habitabilite d'une planete figurent un sol rocheux, une taille similaire a la Terre et une distance ni trop petite ni trop grande par rapport a son etoile, pour que la temperature soit propice a la presence d'eau liquide, un ingredient-cle pour permettre le developpement de la vie.
Eberhard & Co continues to come up with new iterations of the innovative Chrono 4 line of outsize watches embedded with a motorsports theme, The latest edition in the line of oversized chronographs is the Chrono 4 Grande Taille in a limited edition of 500 pieces.
Associe au siege passager avant egalement escamotable, cela permet d'obtenir un plancher plat integral et une longueur de chargement allant jusqu'a 2,70m au plancher en Taille M et 3,05m en Taille XL.
Isso posto, adotamos como referencial teorico-metodologico a Psicologia da Moralidade, sendo essa a "ciencia preocupada em desvendar por que processos mentais uma pessoa chega a intimamente legitimar, ou nao, regras, principios e valores morais" (La Taille, 2006, p.9).
These are to be installed in the French Navy's five new FTItype frigates (Fregates de Taille Intermediate - medium-sized frigates) from 2023 onwards.
presents the Extra-fort classic in an elegant new Grande Taille model.
Le Canada a-t-il donc un probleme de taille de cabinet?
According to La Taille (2009), one of the main transformations in the contemporary world is owed to the difficulty the human being has in coexisting with a range of choices in a world without stable values, in which everything has value today, but, as far as one knows, may not tomorrow.