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tallet

noun
  1. Western English dialect a loft

Word Origin

Welsh taflod, from Late Latin tābulata flooring
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Examples from the Web for tallet

Historical Examples

  • He had done it once before, and could not get down, and so the tallet was searched.

    Wood Magic

    Richard Jefferies

  • "I've been nowhere but up in the tallet at master's," replied Jim.

    Trevlyn Hold

    Mrs. Henry Wood

  • The wall of the tallet is of stone and is very old; the roof is tiled.

    Wildflowers of the Farm

    Arthur Owens Cooke

  • Growing between the stones of the wall just by the tallet door is the plant I want to show you now.

    Wildflowers of the Farm

    Arthur Owens Cooke

  • According to the present practice, a miserable “tallet” of bad hay is, in such cases, the winter provision for the cow.

    Cottage Economy

    William Cobbett