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Correct spelling: tael

What is the definition of tael?

  1. In China, a denomination of money worth nearly 6s, sterling; a weight of 1 1/3 oz.

What does the abbreviation tael mean?

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What are the usage examples for tael?

  1. This is our spoken word in consequence: in place of one tael every man among us shall now take two, and he who before has laboured eight gongs to receive it shall henceforth labour four. – Kai Lung's Golden Hours by Ernest Bramah Commentator: Hilaire Belloc
  2. The moon has not been eaten up since the day when you stood before me in a like attitude and bargained that every man should henceforth receive a full tael where hitherto a half had been his portion, and that in place of the toil of sixteen gong- strokes eight should suffice. – Kai Lung's Golden Hours by Ernest Bramah Commentator: Hilaire Belloc
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