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  10  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  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. 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Toll  \Toll\,  v.  t.  [L.  tollere.  See  {Tolerate}.]  (O.  Eng.  Law) 
  To  take  away  to  vacate;  to  annul. 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  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. 
  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. 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Toll  \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. 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Toll  \Toll\,  n. 
  The  sound  of  a  bell  produced  by  strokes  slowly  and  uniformly 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  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. 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  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 
  {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. 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Toll  \Toll\,  v.  t. 
  To  collect,  as  a  toll.  --Shak. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  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}] 
  v  1:  ring  slowly,  of  bells;  "For  whom  the  bell  tolls" 
  2:  ring  recurrently;  of  bells  [syn:  {peal}] 
  From  Easton's  1897  Bible  Dictionary  [easton]: 
  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. 

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