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tales British & World English

A writ for summoning substitute jurors when the original jury has become deficient in number

tales New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

writ for summoning substitute jurors

tale British & World English

A fictitious or true narrative or story, especially one that is imaginatively recounted

tell tales British & World English

Gossip about or reveal another person’s secrets or wrongdoings

tell tales in tale British & World English

Gossip about or reveal another person’s secrets or wrongdoings

folk tale British & World English

A story originating in popular culture, typically passed on by word of mouth

tattletale British & World English

A person, especially a child, who reveals secrets or informs on others; a telltale

telltale British & World English

A person, especially a child, who reports others' wrongdoings or reveals their secrets

traveller's tale British & World English

A story about the unusual characteristics or customs of a foreign country, regarded as typically exaggerated or untrue

old wives' tale British & World English

A widely held traditional belief that is now thought to be unscientific or incorrect