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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 toll /ˈtol/

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Tole v. t. [imp. & p. p. Toled p. pr. & vb. n. Toling.]  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.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Toll v. t.  O. Eng. Law To take away; to vacate; to annul.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Toll, v. t.
 1. To draw; to entice; to allure. See Tole.
 2.  To cause to sound, as a bell, with strokes slowly and uniformly repeated; as, to toll the funeral bell. “The sexton tolled the bell.”
 3. To strike, or to indicate by striking, as the hour; to ring a toll for; as, to toll a departed friend.
    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.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 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.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Toll, n. The sound of a bell produced by strokes slowly and uniformly repeated.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Toll n.
 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.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Toll v. i.
 1. To pay toll or tallage. [R.]
 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.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Toll, v. t. To collect, as a toll.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a fee levied for the use of roads or bridges (used for
      2: value measured by what must be given or done or undergone to
         obtain something; "the cost in human life was enormous";
         "the price of success is hard work"; "what price glory?"
         [syn: price, cost]
      3: the sound of a bell being struck; "saved by the bell"; "she
         heard the distant toll of church bells" [syn: bell]
      v 1: ring slowly; "For whom the bell tolls"
      2: charge a fee for using; "Toll the bridges into New York

From: Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary

    one of the branches of the king of Persia's revenues (Ezra 4:13;
    7:24), probably a tax levied from those who used the bridges and
    fords and highways.