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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.
Meaning of Levy from wikipedia
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- Michael Abraham Levy
, Baron Levy
, (born 11 July 1944) was a practising Chartered Accountant
& CEO of a large independent group
- The Dozen
2 (2005). Levy
is the daughter
of actor Eugene Levy
Divine, and the sister
of television personality
- Joseph Levy
9, 1983) is a Canadian
actor, writer, producer, and television
personality. He is the son of comedian
and actor Eugene Levy
- 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...
- Jane Colburn Levy
29, 1989) is an American
actress. In 2012, she appeared
in the films
Fun Size and Nobody
Walks. In 2013, Levy starred
(born July 23, 1968) is a Canadian
film director, producer
and actor. His directing credits include Cheaper
by the Dozen
(2003), and the...
(April 14, 1977 – c. May 1, 2001) was an American intern
at the Federal Bureau
in Washington, D.C., who disappeared
- Daniel Philip Levy
(born 8 February
1962) is a British businessman
and the current chairman
of Premier League football
Hotspur. He has held...
- Bernard-Henri Lévy
(/leɪˈviː/; French: [bɛʁnaʁ ɑ̃ʁi levi]; born 5 November
1948) is a French public
intellectual. Often referred
to in France simply
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