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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Taille \Taille\, n. [F. See Tally, Tailor.] 1. A tally; an account scored on a piece of wood. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Whether that he paid or took by taille. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] 2. (O. F. Law) Any imposition levied by the king, or any other lord, upon his subjects. [1913 Webster] The taille, as it still subsists in France, may serve as an example of those ancient tallages. It was a tax upon the profits of the farmer, which they estimate by the stock that he has upon the farm. --A. Smith. [1913 Webster] 3. (Mus.) The French name for the tenor voice or part; also, for the tenor viol or viola. [1913 Webster]