Tael (?), n. [Malay tal, a certain weight, probably fr. Hind. tola, Skr. tula a balance, weight, tul to weigh.]

A denomination of money, in China, worth nearly six shillings sterling, or about a dollar and forty cents; also, a weight of one ounce and a third.

[Written also tale.]

 

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