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abbreviation for

  1. (in prescriptions) such; like this.

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Word History and Origins

Origin of tal.1

From the Latin word tālis

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Example Sentences

Tal Kallai is a gay man who does drag, playing a coke-dealing and fast-talking transgender woman in ‘Marzipan Flowers.’

On May 20, a pickup truck drove to an Iraqi army checkpoint in the city of Tal Afar.

Hussein, a 45-year-old father of four from Tal Rifat, a town north of Aleppo, complains of rampant plundering by rebel militias.

Dudley ‘Tal’ Stokes, founding member of the team, answers questions on what really happened.

And Tal was the only speaker to lead with a peace message, ringing the alarm about right-wing plans to annex the West Bank.

They would cross the Zab by the flimsy wooden bridges near the mouths of the lateral valleys of Diz and Tal.

The Patriarch marched with the Tal column, and his march was marked by an incident as moving as it is picturesque.

The Tal gorge debouches upon the Zab from the left, near the further end of the reach shown in the frontispiece.

Very long ago, before the white people ever went into the land of the Eskimo, there was a large village at Pik-mik-tal-ik.

Notice some examples where the caesura necessarily preserves a final -e from elision, as in B 3989; where tal-e occurs before al.


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