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toll

Definition of toll:

part of speech: noun

The slow repeated sounding of a bell at short intervals.

part of speech: verb

To stroke or ring slowly, as a bell to invite the people into church; to sound a bell with slow uniform strokes in order to announce a death, or to give solemnity to a funeral.

part of speech: noun

A duty or tax imposed on travellers or goods passing along a bridge or a public road; a tax paid, or duty imposed, for some liberty or privilege; a miller's compensation for grinding corn.

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