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TARE, weights. An allowance in the purchase and sale of merchandise, for the weight of the box, bag, or cask, or other thing, in which the goods are packed. It is also an allowance made for tiny defect, waste, or diminution in the weight, quality or quantity of goods. It differs from tret. (q.v.)

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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My new libretto for Bedfich Smetana's Dalibor for the Moravian Opera in Olomouc (2009; directed by Michael Tarant) raised a wave of objections even before the new libretto was known; the disapproval was based on the perceived sacrilege of meddling with a Czech national arch-work.