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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DE TAILS

Dey stood dar, dey did, en dey look at de tails en den dey look at one n'er.

Mos' o' de time dey didn' fit—maybe de pants hung a little loose an' de tails o' de coat hung a little long.

Us would clam down and my maw, she would pull de long feathers out'n de tails.

WORD ORIGIN

1630s, from French détailler "cut up in pieces; narrate in particulars," from Old French detaillier, from detail (see detail (n.)). Related: Detailed; detailing.

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