taglia

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Italian, a cutting, a pulley, from tagliare (to cut). See tailor.

Noun[edit]

taglia (plural taglias)

  1. (engineering, obsolete) A particular system of fixed and movable pulleys.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of William Thomas Brande to this entry?)

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


Italian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the verb tagliare. Compare French taille.

Noun[edit]

taglia f (plural taglie)

  1. size (of clothes etc)
  2. reward (criminal)

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

taglia

  1. third-person singular present of tagliare
  2. second-person singular imperative of tagliare

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Romansch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

taglia f (plural taglias)

  1. (anatomy, Rumantsch Grischun, Surmiran, Puter) waist

Synonyms[edit]

  • (Rumantsch Grischun, Vallader) vita
  • (Sursilvan, Sutsilvan, Surmiran) veta