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Definition of Toll

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Tole 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.
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Toll Toll, v. t. [L. tollere. See Tolerate.] (O. Eng. Law) To take away; to vacate; to annul.
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Toll 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. --Beattie. 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.
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Toll Toll, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Tolled; p. pr. & vb. n. Tolling.] 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.
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Toll Toll, n. The sound of a bell produced by strokes slowly and uniformly repeated.
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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 thrice. --Chaucer. No Italian priest Shall tithe or toll in our dominions. --Shak.
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Toll 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 grinding. 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 it. 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.
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Toll Toll, v. t. To collect, as a toll. --Shak.

Meaning of Toll from wikipedia

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