Definition of talent:
- Among the ancient Greeks, a weight and a denomination of money equal to 60 minae or 6, 000 drachmae. The Attic talent, as a weight, was about 57 lbs. avoirdupois; as a denomination of silver money, its value was £ 243 15s. sterling, or about $ 1, 180.
- Among the Hebrews, a weight and denomination of money. For silver it was equivalent to 3, 000 shekels, and in weight was equal to about 93 lbs. avoirdupois.
- Inclination; will; disposition; desire.
- Intellectual ability, natural or acquired; mental endowment or capacity; skill in accomplishing; a special gift, particularly in business, art, or the like; faculty; a use of the word probably originating in the Scripture parable of the talents ( Matt. xxv. 14- 30).
- prodigy (part of speech: noun)
- style (part of speech: noun)
- skill (part of speech: noun)
- "The George Sand-Gustave Flaubert Letters", George Sand, Gustave Flaubert Translated by A.L. McKensie.
- "Eastern Tales by Many Story Tellers", Various.
- "The Girl Scouts in Beechwood Forest", Margaret Vandercook.