At the countretaille
Countretaille Coun"tre*taille` (koun"t?r-t?l`), n. [F. contretaille; contre (L. contra) + taille cut. See {Tally}.] A counter tally; correspondence (in sound). [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

{At the countretaille}, in return. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]


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  • Countretaille — Coun tre*taille (koun t?r t?l ), n. [F. contretaille; contre (L. contra) + taille cut. See {Tally}.] A counter tally; correspondence (in sound). [Obs.] [1913 Webster] {At the countretaille}, in return. Chaucer. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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