Tales

• (n.) Persons added to a jury, commonly from those in or about the courthouse, to make up any deficiency in the number of jurors regularly summoned, being like, or such as, the latter. • (syntactically sing.) The writ by which such persons are summoned.
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Tales

Ta'les noun [ Latin , plural of talis such (persons).] (Law) (a) plural Persons added to a jury, commonly from those in or about the courthouse, to make up any deficiency in the number of jurors regularly summoned, being like, or such as, the latter. Blount...
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