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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ta·les n.  Law (a) pl. Persons added to a jury, commonly from those in or about the courthouse, to make up any deficiency in the number of jurors regularly summoned, being like, or such as, the latter. --Blount.  --Blackstone. (b) syntactically sing. The writ by which such persons are summoned.
 Tales book, a book containing the names of such as are admitted of the tales. --Blount. --Craig. -- Tales de circumstantibus , such, or the like, from those standing about.