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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: To tell tale of (0.00974 detik)
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Definition: To tell tale of
, n. [AS. talu number, speech, narrative; akin to D.
taal speech, language, G. zahl number, OHG. zala, Icel. tal,
tala, number, speech, Sw. tal, Dan. tal number, tale speech,
Goth. talzjan to instruct. Cf. Tell
, v. t., Toll
, v. i.]
1. 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.”
We spend our years as a tale that is told. --Ps. xc.
2. 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
And every shepherd tells his tale,
Under the hawthornn in the dale. --Milton.
In packing, they keep a just tale of the number.
3. (Law) 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.