noun, plural tailles [teylz; French tah-yuh] /teɪlz; French ˈtɑ yə/.
Origin of taille
Examples from the Web for taille
Historical Examples of taille
And with all this the taille is exacted with military severity.The Origins of Contemporary France, Volume 1 (of 6)
Hippolyte A. Taine
I will have a garment reach to my taille; Then am I a minion, for I wear the new guise.The Romany Rye
It is also called by Bach, Taille de basson, or tenor of the bassoon.
Or parts are written for a viola and a taille (the tenor viol).
They want us to pay some of the taxes—the corvée or the taille.Petticoat Rule
Emmuska Orczy, Baroness Orczy