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TALE, n. [See Tell.] A story; a narrative; the rehearsal of a series of events or adventures, commonly some trifling incidents; or a fictitious narrative; as the tale of a tub. Marmontel's tales; idle tales. Luke 24.

We spend our years as a tale that is told Ps.90.

1. Oral relation.

2. Reckoning; account set down. Ex.5.

In packing, they keep a just tale of the number.

3. Number reckoned.

--The ignorant who measure by tale, not be weight.

4. A telling; information; disclosure of any thing secret.

Birds--are aptest by their voice to tell tales what they find.

In thee are men that carry tales to shed blood. Ezek.22.

5. In law, a count or declaration. [Tale, in this sense, is obsolete.]

6. In commerce, a weight for gold and silver in China and other parts of the E. Indies; also, a money of account. In China, each tale is 10 maces=100 candareens-1000 cash.

TALE, v.i. To tell stories.




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TALE, n. [See Tell.] A story; a narrative; the rehearsal of a series of events or adventures, commonly some trifling incidents; or a fictitious narrative; as the tale of a tub. Marmontel's tales; idle tales. Luke 24.

We spend our years as a tale that is told Ps.90.

1. Oral relation.

2. Reckoning; account set down. Ex.5.

In packing, they keep a just tale of the number.

3. Number reckoned.

--The ignorant who measure by tale, not be weight.

4. A telling; information; disclosure of any thing secret.

Birds--are aptest by their voice to tell tales what they find.

In thee are men that carry tales to shed blood. Ezek.22.

5. In law, a count or declaration. [Tale, in this sense, is obsolete.]

6. In commerce, a weight for gold and silver in China and other parts of the E. Indies; also, a money of account. In China, each tale is 10 maces=100 candareens-1000 cash.

TALE, v.i. To tell stories.


TALE, n. [See Tell.]

  1. A story; a narrative; the rehearsal of a series of events or adventures, commonly some trifling incidents; or a fictitious narrative; as, the tale of a tub; Marmontel's tales; idle tales. Luke xxiv. We spend our years as a tale that is told. Ps. xc.
  2. Oral relation. Shak.
  3. Reckoning; account set down. Exod. v. In packing, they keep a just tale of the number. Carew.
  4. Number reckoned. The ignorant who measure by tale, not by weight. Hooker.
  5. A telling; information; disclosure of any thing secret. Birds are aptest by their voice to tell tales what they find. Bacon. In thee are men that carry tales to shed blood. Ezek. xxii.
  6. In law, a count or declaration. [Tale, in this sense, is obsolete.]
  7. In commerce, a weight for gold and silver in China and other parts of the East Indies; also, a money of account. In China, each tale is 10 maces = 100 candareens = 1000 cash. Cyc.

TALE, v.i.

To tell stories. [Obs.] Gower.


Tale
  1. See Tael.
  2. That which is told; an oral relation or recital; any rehearsal of what has occured; narrative; discourse; statement; history; story.

    "The tale of Troy divine." Milton. "In such manner rime is Dante's tale." Chaucer.

    We spend our years as a tale that is told. Ps. xc. 9.

  3. To tell stories.

    [Obs.] Chaucer. Gower.
  4. A number told or counted off; a reckoning by count; an enumeration; a count, in distinction from measure or weight; a number reckoned or stated.

    The ignorant, . . . who measure by tale, and not by weight. Hooker.

    And every shepherd tells his tale,
    Under the hawthornn in the dale.
    Milton.

    In packing, they keep a just tale of the number. Carew.

  5. A count or declaration.

    [Obs.]

    To tell tale of, to make account of. [Obs.]

    Therefore little tale hath he told
    Of any dream, so holy was his heart.
    Chaucer.

    Syn. -- Anecdote; story; fable; incident; memoir; relation; account; legend; narrative.

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Tale

TALE, noun [See Tell.] A story; a narrative; the rehearsal of a series of events or adventures, commonly some trifling incidents; or a fictitious narrative; as the tale of a tub. Marmontel's tales; idle tales. Luke 24:11.

We spend our years as a tale that is told Psalms 90:9.

1. Oral relation.

2. Reckoning; account set down. Exodus 5:8.

In packing, they keep a just tale of the number.

3. Number reckoned.

--The ignorant who measure by tale not be weight.

4. A telling; information; disclosure of any thing secret.

Birds--are aptest by their voice to tell tales what they find.

In thee are men that carry tales to shed blood. Ezekiel 22:9.

5. In law, a count or declaration. [Tale, in this sense, is obsolete.]

6. In commerce, a weight for gold and silver in China and other parts of the E. Indies; also, a money of account. In China, each tale is 10 maces=100 candareens-1000 cash.

TALE, verb intransitive To tell stories.

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