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told

[tohld] /toʊld/
verb
1.
simple past tense and past participle of tell.
Idioms
2.
all told, counting everyone or everything; in all:
There were 50 guests all told.
Related forms
well-told, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for well-told

told

/təʊld/
verb
1.
the past tense and past participle of tell1
adjective
2.
See all told
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Word Origin and History for well-told

told

past tense of tell, from Old English talde, past tense of tellan (see tell (v.)).

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Slang definitions & phrases for well-told

told

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fucking well told


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