The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Retail \Re*tail"\ (r[-e]*t[=a]l"), v. t. [imp. & p. p.
Retailed;p. pr. & vb. n. Retailing.] [Cf. F. retailler to
cut again; pref. re- re + tailler to cut. See Retail, n.,
Tailor, and cf. Detail.]
1. To sell in small quantities, as by the single yard, pound,
gallon, etc.; to sell directly to the consumer; as, to
retail cloth or groceries.
2. To sell at second hand. [Obs. or R.] --Pope.
3. To distribute in small portions or at second hand; to tell
again or to many (what has been told or done); to report;
as, to retail slander. "To whom I will retail my conquest
He is wit's peddler, and retails his wares
At wakes and wassails. --Shak.