Syn. Tax; custom; duty; impost.
(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 priestShak.
Shall tithe or toll in our dominions.
(Toll), v. t. To collect, as a toll. Shak.
(Toll"a*ble) a. Subject to the payment of toll; as, tollable goods. Wright.
(Toll"age) n. Payment of toll; also, the amount or quantity paid as toll. Drayton.
(Toll"booth`) n. [Toll a tax + booth.] [Written also tolbooth.]
1. A place where goods are weighed to ascertain the duties or toll. [Obs.]
He saw Levy . . . sitting at the tollbooth.Wyclif
2. In Scotland, a burgh jail; hence, any prison, especially a town jail. Sir W. Scott.
(Toll"booth`), v. t. To imprison in a tollbooth. [R.]
That they might tollbooth Oxford men.Bp. Corbet.
(Toll"er) n. [AS. tollere.] A toll gatherer. "Tollers in markets." Piers Plowman.
(Toll"er), n. One who tolls a bell.
(Tol"le*tane) a. [L. Toletanus.] Of or pertaining to Toledo in Spain; made in Toledo. [Obs.]
"Tables Tolletanes." Chaucer.
(Toll"gate`) n. A gate where toll is taken.
(Toll"house`) n.; pl. Tollhouses A house occupied by a receiver of tolls.
(Toll"man) n.; pl. Tollmen One who receives or collects toll; a toll gatherer. Cowper.