Definition of Tallest

1. Adjective. (superlative of tall) ¹



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Definition of Tallest

1. tall [adj] - See also: tall

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tallest

tallage
tallageable
tallaged
tallages
tallaging
tallaisim
tallat
tallats
tallboy
tallboys
tallent
tallents
taller
tallero
talleros
tallest (current term)
tallet
tallets
tallevas
talliage
talliate
talliated
talliates
tallied
tallier
talliers
tallies
tallis

Literary usage of Tallest

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1. The Effects of Cross and Self Fertilisation in the Vegetable Kingdom by Charles Darwin (1876)
"In Pot I. the tallest crossed plant was 81 inches, and the tallest self-fertilised 5 inches in height. In Pot II. the tallest crossed plant was 62 inches, ..."

2. The Iliad of Homer by Homer, John Graham Cordery (1871)
"But Sleep, ere Zeus espied, ensconced him there, Perch'd on a lofty fir, that tallest grew On Ida, piercing through earth's mists to heav'n. ..."

3. The Journal of the Society of Chemical Industry by Society of Chemical Industry (1884)
"In the churn, slacked lime is kept 1 agitated, and passes out and upwards to the tallest vessel, in which saturation of water with lime takes place. ..."

4. The History of America by William Robertson (1821)
"... the multitude of palm trees of different kinds, the tallest and finest I had seen, and an infinite number of other large and flourishing trees, ..."

5. The Reader's Handbook of Allusions, References, Plots and Stories: With Two by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer (1880)
"Tieck has reproduced the history of Magalona in German (1773-1853). Möge Megro King, Gaspar king of Tarshish, a black Ethiop, and tallest of the three Magi. ..."

6. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1899)
"... and the compensation of coal-oil inspectors otherwise than by fees; and expressed sorrow at the death of Senator Harris, " the tallest, strongest oak in ..."

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