Origin of tael
Examples from the Web for tael
Historical Examples of tael
They beat the old man, threw him into the water, and robbed him of a tael of gold.The Expedition to Borneo of H.M.S. Dido
He said also that at Ichang it was very shocking how few cash they gave for the tael.Intimate China
Mrs. Archibald Little
The value of the Haikwan tael, or customs tael, is about 4s.
She had only got at Priaman 312 bahars of pepper, and twenty tael of gold.
Liang, lyang, n. a Chinese ounce or tael, reckoned as one-third heavier than the ounce avoirdupois.