[Middle English 'tollen', to ring an alarm, perhaps from 'tollen', to entice, pull, variant of 'tillen', from Old English '-tyllan']

v. tr.
To sound (a large bell) slowly at regular intervals.
2. To announce or summon by tolling.

v. intr.
To sound in slowly repeated single tones.

The act of tolling.
2. The sound of a bell being struck.

[Middle English, from Old English, variant of 'toln', from Medieval Latin 'tolonium', from Latin 'teloneum', tollbooth, from Greek 'teloneion', from 'telones', tax collector, from 'telos', tax]

A fixed charge or tax for a privilege, especially for passage across a bridge or along a road.
2. A charge for a service, such as a long-distance telephone call.
3. An amount or extent of loss or destruction, as of life, health, or property.

tr. v.
To exact as a toll.
2. To charge a fee for using (a structure, such as a bridge).

[Anglo-French 'tollir', to take away, make null, bar, ultimately from Latin 'tollere', to lift up, take away]

tr. v.
To take away (as a right).
2. To suspend or remove the effect of.

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