Definition of Taillie

1. n. Same as Tailzie.



Definition of Taillie

1. Noun. (alternative form of tailzie) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Taillie

1. a tax [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Taillie

tailgating
tailgut
tailhead
tailheads
tailings
taillamp
taillamps
taille
tailles
tailless
tailless tenrec
taillessness
tailleur
tailleurs
taillie (current term)
taillies
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

Literary usage of Taillie

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1. The Scottish Jurist: Containing Reports of Cases Decided in the House of by Great Britain Parliament. House of Lords, House of Lords, Parliament, Great Britain (1847)
"The irritant and resolutive clauses are as follows : " Declaring hereby, that if any of the heirs of taillie above mentioned shall act aud do in the ..."

2. Cases Decided in the House of Lords: On Appeal from the Courts of Scotland by Great Britain Parliament. House of Lords, James Wilson, Patrick Shaw, Charles Hope Maclean, William Reginald Courtenay Devon (1829)
"6(in, OT anv pf ^e heirs of taillie appointed to succeed him in manner ' before-mentioned, shall fail in the performance of all or any of the ' conditions, ..."

3. The Scottish Jurist: Containing Reports of Cases Decided in the House of the by Great Britain Parliament. House of Lords (1841)
"Providing also, that the heirs of taillie and provision ahove mentioned shall ... hy virtue of this present disposition and taillie, ..."

4. The Wedderburn Book: A History of the Wedderburns in the Counties of Berwick by Alexander Dundas Ogilvy Wedderburn (1898)
"And because in virtue of an Obligation of taillie of the lauda and estate ... other heir« of taillie and provision therein expressed ; whence it may happen ..."

5. Cases Decided in the House of Lords, on Appeal from the Courts of Scotland by Great Britain Parliament. House of Lords, William Reginald Courtenay Devon, Charles Hope Maclean, Patrick Shaw, James Wilson (1830)
"Then it is provided and declared, that it shall not be lawful to nor in the power of any of the said heirs, whether general or of taillie or provision, ..."

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