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TALE, comm. law. A denomination of money in China. In the computation of the ad valorem duty on goods, &c. it is computed at one dollar and forty-eight cents. Act of March 2, 1799, s. 61, 1 Sto. L. U. S. 626. Vide Foreign Coins.
TALE, Eng. law. The declaration or count was anciently so called in law pleadings. 3 Bl. Com. 293.