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Bible Usage:

  • toll used 3 times.


  • Included in Eastons: Yes
  • Included in Hitchcocks: No
  • Included in Naves: Yes
  • Included in Smiths: No
  • Included in Websters: Yes
  • Included in Strongs: Yes
  • Included in Thayers: No
  • Included in BDB: Yes

Strongs Concordance:


Easton's 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.

Naves Topical Index

See Tribute; Tax
Tribute; Tax

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

TOLL, noun [Gr. toll custom, and end, exit, from cutting off; Eng. dole; diolam, to sell, to exchange, to pay toll This is from the root of deal. See Deal.]

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. 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, verb intransitive To pay toll or tallage.

1. To take toll as by a miller.

TOLL, verb intransitive 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.

Now sink in sorrows with a tolling bell.

TOLL, verb transitive [supra.] To cause a bell to sound with strokes slowly and uniformly repeated, as for summoning public bodies or religious congregations to their meetings, or for announcing the death of a person, or to give solemnity to a funeral. Tolling is a different thing from ringing.

TOLL, verb transitive [Latin tollo.] To take away; to vacate; to annul; a law term.

1. To draw. [See Tole.]

TOLL, noun A particular sounding of a bell.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

TOLL-B'AR, noun [toll and bar.] A bar or beam used for stopping boats on a canal at the toll-house.

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TOLL-BOOTH, noun [toll and booth.] A place where goods are weighed to ascertain the duties or toll.

1. A prison.

TOLL-BOOTH, verb transitive To imprison in a toll-booth

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TOLL-BRIDGE, noun A bridge where toll is paid for passing it.

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TOLL-GATE, noun A gate where toll is taken.

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TOLL-GATHERER, noun The man who takes toll.

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TOLL-HOUSE, noun A house or shed placed by a road near a toll-gate, or at the end of a toll-bridge, or by a canal, where the man who takes the toll remains.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

TOLLING, participle present tense Causing to sound in a slow grave manner.

1. Taking away; removing.

2. Sounding, as a bell.

TOLU BALSAM, noun Balsam of Tolu, a balsam produced from a tree growing in Tolu, in S. America.