Tall

Definition of Tall

a.1.High in stature; having a considerable, or an unusual, extension upward; long and comparatively slender; having the diameter or lateral extent small in proportion to the height; as, a tall person, tree, or mast.
Two of far nobler shape, erect and tall.
- Milton.
2.Brave; bold; courageous.
As tall a trencherman
As e'er demolished a pye fortification.
- Massinger.
His companions, being almost in despair of victory, were suddenly recomforted by Sir William Stanley, which came to succors with three thousand tall men.
- Grafton.
3.Fine; splendid; excellent; also, extravagant; excessive.

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