contretaille (s.xiii2)

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contretaille (s.xiii2)

[ FEW: 13/i,50a taliare; Gdf: 2,280b contretaille; GdfC: ; TL: 2,806 contretaille; DEAF:  contretaillier (*); DMF:  contretaille; TLF: ; OED: ; MED:  countretaille n.; DMLBS: 474c contratalea ]
countretaille,  cuntretaille;  cuntretalie;  kontretalie  

s.

1merch.counter-tally (one half of a split tally retained by each person)
( MS: s.xiii2 )  anticopa: cuntre-taylle  ii 25
( 1313-14 )  La cause est escrit sur la taille et par les noches put homme conustre la demande. Car s’il y eit plus mys (=on the tally) qe estre ne dust, joignez vostre contretaille et la faucez (=the false, incorrect one)  Ed II vii 35
( 1323 )  graunt noumbre des countretailles y demoerent  964
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