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Definition of Levy
LevyLevy 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
(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
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. LevyLevy 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. LevyLevy 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.
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and producer. Born in Toronto
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- Michael Abraham Levy
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