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Toll, vb. 1) to pay toll or tallage: “I will buy me a son-in-law in a fair, and t. for this: I'll none of him,” All's V, 3, 149 (== pay a tax for the liberty of selling. The later Ff and some M. Edd. and t. him: for this, I'll none of him).
2) to take toll, to raise a tax: “no Italian priest shall tithe or t. in our dominions,” John III, 1, 154. Trans., == to raise, to levy, to collect, to glean: “like the bee, --ing from every flower the virtuous sweets,” H4B IV, 5, 75 (Ff culling).
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