- 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
- H4061 Used 3 times
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.
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.
TOLL-B'AR, noun [toll and bar.] A bar or beam used for stopping boats on a canal at the toll-house.
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
TOLL-BRIDGE, noun A bridge where toll is paid for passing it.
TOLL-GATE, noun A gate where toll is taken.
TOLL-GATHERER, noun The man who takes toll.
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.
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.