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Definition of Toll
tollTole Tole (t[=o]l), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Toled; p. pr. & vb.
n. Toling.] [OE. tollen to draw, to entice; of uncertain
origin. Cf. Toll to ring a bell.]
To draw, or cause to follow, by displaying something pleasing
or desirable; to allure by some bait. [Written also toll.]
Whatever you observe him to be more frighted at then he
should, tole him on to by insensible degrees, till at
last he masters the difficulty. TollToll Toll, v. t. [L. tollere. See Tolerate.] (O. Eng. Law)
To take away; to vacate; to annul. TollToll Toll, v. t. [See Tole.]
1. To draw; to entice; to allure. See Tole.
2. [Probably the same word as toll to draw, and at first
meaning, to ring in order to draw people to church.] To
cause to sound, as a bell, with strokes slowly and
uniformly repeated; as, to toll the funeral bell. ``The
sexton tolled the bell.' --Hood.
3. To strike, or to indicate by striking, as the hour; to
ring a toll for; as, to toll a departed friend. --Shak.
Slow tolls the village clock the drowsy hour.
4. To call, summon, or notify, by tolling or ringing.
When hollow murmurs of their evening bells Dismiss
the sleepy swains, and toll them to their cells.
--Dryden. TollToll Toll, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Tolled; p. pr. & vb. n.
To sound or ring, as a bell, with strokes uniformly repeated
at intervals, as at funerals, or in calling assemblies, or to
announce the death of a person.
The country cocks do crow, the clocks do toll. --Shak.
Now sink in sorrows with a tolling bell. --Pope.
Toll Toll, n.
The sound of a bell produced by strokes slowly and uniformly
Toll Toll, v. i.
1. To pay toll or tallage. [R.] --Shak.
2. To take toll; to raise a tax. [R.]
Well could he [the miller] steal corn and toll
No Italian priest Shall tithe or toll in our
TollToll Toll, n. [OE. tol, AS. toll; akin to OS. & D. tol, G.
zoll, OHG. zol, Icel. tollr, Sw. tull, Dan. told, and also to
E. tale; -- originally, that which is counted out in payment.
See Tale number.]
1. A tax paid for some liberty or privilege, particularly for
the privilege of passing over a bridge or on a highway, or
for that of vending goods in a fair, market, or the like.
2. (Sax. & O. Eng. Law) A liberty to buy and sell within the
bounds of a manor.
3. A portion of grain taken by a miller as a compensation for
Toll and team (O. Eng. Law), the privilege of having a
market, and jurisdiction of villeins. --Burrill.
Toll bar, a bar or beam used on a canal for stopping boats
at the tollhouse, or on a road for stopping passengers.
Toll bridge, a bridge where toll is paid for passing over
Toll corn, corn taken as pay for grinding at a mill.
Toll dish, a dish for measuring toll in mills.
Toll gatherer, a man who takes, or gathers, toll.
Toll hop, a toll dish. [Obs.] --Crabb.
Toll thorough (Eng. Law), toll taken by a town for beasts
driven through it, or over a bridge or ferry maintained at
its cost. --Brande & C.
Toll traverse (Eng. Law), toll taken by an individual for
beasts driven across his ground; toll paid by a person for
passing over the private ground, bridge, ferry, or the
like, of another.
Toll turn (Eng. Law), a toll paid at the return of beasts
from market, though they were not sold. --Burrill.
Syn: Tax; custom; duty; impost.
Toll Toll, v. t.
To collect, as a toll. --Shak.
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