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Definition of Levy

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Levy Lev"y, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Levied (l[e^]v"[i^]d); p. pr. & vb. n. Levying.] 1. To raise, as a siege. [Obs.] --Holland. 2. To raise; to collect; said of troops, to form into an army by enrollment, conscription, etc. Augustine . . . inflamed Ethelbert, king of Kent, to levy his power, and to war against them. --Fuller. 3. To raise or collect by assessment; to exact by authority; as, to levy taxes, toll, tribute, or contributions. If they do this . . . my ransom, then, Will soon be levied. --Shak. 4. (Law) (a) To gather or exact; as, to levy money. (b) To erect, build, or set up; to make or construct; to raise or cast up; as, to levy a mill, dike, ditch, a nuisance, etc. [Obs.] --Cowell. --Blackstone. (c) To take or seize on execution; to collect by execution. To levy a fine, to commence and carry on a suit for assuring the title to lands or tenements. --Blackstone. To levy war, to make or begin war; to take arms for attack; to attack.
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Levy Lev"y (-[y^]), n.; pl. Levies (-[i^]z). [A contr. of elevenpence or elevenpenny bit.] A name formerly given in Pennsylvania, Maryland, and Virginia to the Spanish real of one eighth of a dollar (or 121/2 cents), valued at eleven pence when the dollar was rated at 7s. 6d.
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Levy Lev"y, v. i. To seize property, real or personal, or subject it to the operation of an execution; to make a levy; as, to levy on property; the usual mode of levying, in England, is by seizing the goods. To levy on goods and chattels, to take into custody or seize specific property in satisfaction of a writ.

Meaning of Levy from wikipedia

- Levy, Lévy or Levies may refer to: Levy (surname) Levy Restaurants Levy's (department store), Arizona chain Levy, Missouri, a community in the United States...
- Jane Colburn Levy (born December 29, 1989) is an American film and television actress. She rose to prominence portraying the lead role on the television...
- Michael Abraham Levy, Baron Levy, (born 11 July 1944) was a practising Chartered Accountant and Chairman & CEO of a large independent group of music companies...
- Joseph Levy (born August 9, 1983) is a Canadian actor, writer, producer, and television personality. He is the son of comedian and actor Eugene Levy and...
- The Dozen 2 (2005). Levy is the daughter of actor Eugene Levy and Deborah Divine, and the sister of television personality Dan Levy. Sarah graduated from...
- Eugene Levy, CM (born December 17, 1946) is a Canadian actor, comedian, producer, director, and writer. He is the only actor to have appeared in all eight...
- Chandra Ann Levy (April 14, 1977 – c. May 1, 2001) was an American intern at the Federal Bureau of Prisons in Washington, D.C., who disappeared in May...
- Shawn Adam Levy (born July 23, 1968) is a Canadian film director, producer and actor. His directing credits include Cheaper by the Dozen (2003), and the...
- Jacques Levy (29 July 1935 – 30 September 2004) was an American songwriter, theatre director, and clinical psychologist. Levy was born in New York City...
- William Levy (born William Levy Gutiérrez; August 29, 1980) is a Cuban-American actor and former model. Levy was born in Cojimar, Cuba. His maternal grandfather...
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