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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 (/ˈliːvi/ LEE-vee; born (1989-12-29)December 29, 1989) is an American actress. She currently stars in the titular role of Zoey Clarke...
- Levy may refer to: David A. Levy (born 1953), U.S. Representative from New York David Benjamin Levy (fl. 2000s), American musicologist David H. Levy (born...
- Eugene Levy CM (born December 17, 1946) is a Canadian actor, comedian, producer, director, and writer. From 1976 until 1984, he appeared in the Canadian...
- Sarah Levy (born September 10, 1986) is a Canadian actress best known for her role in Schitt's Cr**** as Twyla Sands. The daughter of actor Eugene Levy and...
- Daniel Joseph Levy (born August 9, 1983) is a Canadian actor, writer, director, and producer. Born in Toronto to parents Eugene Levy and Deborah Divine...
- William Gutiérrez-Levy (born August 29, 1980), is a Cuban-American actor and former model. Levy was born in Cojimar, Cuba. His maternal grandfather was...
- Andrew "Andy" Levy is an American commentator and humorist. Levy is an alumnus of Smithtown High School East in Smithtown, New York, the same high school...
- Chandra Ann Levy (April 14, 1977 – c. May 1, 2001) was an intern at the Federal Bureau of Prisons in Washington, D.C. who disappeared in May 2001. She...
- Daniel or Dan Levy may refer to: Daniel Levy (pianist) (born 1947), Argentine cl****ical pianist, author and broadcaster Dan Levy (Canadian actor) (born...
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