noun, plural tailles [teylz; French tah-yuh] /teɪlz; French ˈtɑ yə/.
Origin of taille
Examples from the Web for taille
In the greater part of those provinces of France, which are called the countries of elections, the taille is of this kind.
I will have a garment reach to my taille; Then am I a minion, for I wear the new guise.The Romany Rye|George Borrow
Or parts are written for a viola and a taille (the tenor viol).Bach|Charles Francis Abdy Williams
La portraiture de feu monseigneur de Savoie, taille en bois, bien-fte.The First Governess of the Netherlands, Margaret of Austria|Eleanor E. Tremayne
The taille, as it still subsists in France may serve as an example of those ancient tallages.