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[tahy, tah-ee]
  1. a group of languages spoken in SE Asia, including Thai, Lao, and Shan.
  2. Thai.
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  1. of, relating to, or characteristic of Tai.
  2. Thai.
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Examples from the Web for tais

Historical Examples

  • Cokora the cooke ten tais and a halfe in great plate, upon acco.

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  • Soe we are forced to pay this 50 tais againe and keepe it upon acco.

  • Mr. Eaton paid Singero, the expres, 1½ tais to spend per the way.

  • And geven to servantes in house 2800 gins; and paid for our diet 160 tais.

  • And there was paid out for diett 40 tais, and to the servantes in howse 3000 gins.

British Dictionary definitions for tais


adjective, noun
  1. a variant spelling of Thai
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abbreviation for
  1. International Atomic Time
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