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 for Toll
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  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.]
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           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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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Toll \Toll\, v. t. [L. tollere. See Tolerate.] (O. Eng. Law)
     To take away; to vacate; to annul.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Toll \Toll\, v. t. [See Tole.]
     1. To draw; to entice; to allure. See Tole.
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     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.
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     3. To strike, or to indicate by striking, as the hour; to
        ring a toll for; as, to toll a departed friend. --Shak.
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              Slow tolls the village clock the drowsy hour.
                                                    --Beattie.
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     4. To call, summon, or notify, by tolling or ringing.
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              When hollow murmurs of their evening bells
              Dismiss the sleepy swains, and toll them to their
              cells.                                --Dryden.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  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.
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           The country cocks do crow, the clocks do toll. --Shak.
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           Now sink in sorrows with a tolling bell. --Pope.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Toll \Toll\, n.
     The sound of a bell produced by strokes slowly and uniformly
     repeated.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  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.
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     2. (Sax. & O. Eng. Law) A liberty to buy and sell within the
        bounds of a manor.
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     3. A portion of grain taken by a miller as a compensation for
        grinding.
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     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.
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     Syn: Tax; custom; duty; impost.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Toll \Toll\, v. i.
     1. To pay toll or tallage. [R.] --Shak.
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     2. To take toll; to raise a tax. [R.]
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              Well could he [the miller] steal corn and toll
              thrice.                               --Chaucer.
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              No Italian priest
              Shall tithe or toll in our dominions. --Shak.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Toll \Toll\, v. t.
     To collect, as a toll. --Shak.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  toll
      n 1: a fee levied for the use of roads or bridges (used for
           maintenance)
      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, toll]
      3: the sound of a bell being struck; "saved by the bell"; "she
         heard the distant toll of church bells" [syn: bell, toll]
      v 1: ring slowly; "For whom the bell tolls"
      2: charge a fee for using; "Toll the bridges into New York City"

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  123 Moby Thesaurus words for "toll":
     admission, admission fee, allure, anchorage, assessment, bait,
     bell, bong, brokerage, carfare, cellarage, cess, change ringing,
     charge, charges, chime, chiming, chink, clang, clanging, clangor,
     clank, clanking, clink, conscience money, contribution, cost,
     cover charge, damages, decoy, demand, ding, ding-a-ling, dingdong,
     dinging, dingle, direct tax, dockage, dong, donging, dues, duty,
     entice, entrance fee, entrap, exaction, exactment, excise, fare,
     fee, gong, graduated taxation, hire, imposition, impost,
     indirect tax, inveigle, jangle, jingle, jingle-jangle,
     jinglejangle, jingling, joint return, knell, knelling, lead on,
     levy, license fee, loss, peal, peal ringing, pealing, penalty,
     pilotage, portage, price, progressive tax, ring, ring changes,
     ringing, salvage, scot, scot and lot, seduce, separate returns,
     shot, single tax, sound, sound a knell, sounding, storage, strike,
     striking, supertax, surtax, tariff, tax, tax base, tax dodging,
     tax evasion, tax exemption, tax return, tax structure,
     tax withholding, tax-exempt status, taxable income, taxation,
     tempt, ting, ting-a-ling, tingle, tingling, tink, tinkle, tinkling,
     tinnitus, tintinnabulate, tithe, tolling, towage, tribute,
     wharfage, withholding tax
  
  

From Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary :

  Toll
     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.
     

From Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856) :

  TOLL, contracts. A sum of money for the use of something, generally applied 
  to the consideration which is paid for the use of a road, bridge, or the 
  like, of a public nature. Toll is also the compensation paid to a miller for 
  grinding another person's grain. 
       2. The rate of taking toll for grinding is regulated by statute in most 
  of the states. See 2 Hill. Ab. oh. 17; 6 Ad. & Ell. N. S. 31,; 6 Q. B. 3 1. 
  
  

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