from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A tax paid for building or repairing the walls of a fortified town.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A tax or toll paid for building or repairing the walls of a fortified town.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Money paid for keeping the walls of a town in repair.
French, from murer to wall, from mur wall, Latin murus. See mure a wall. (Wiktionary)