from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A tax levied upon certain documents; a stamp being applied to show that tax has been paid.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a duty, or tax, imposed on paper and parchment used for certain writings, as deeds, conveyances, etc., the evidence of the payment of the duty or tax being a stamp.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a tax collected by requiring a stamp to be purchased and attached (usually on documents or publications)


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