Definitions

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  • adv. With everything included, counted, or summed.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. all counted; in all.

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

  • adv. with everything included or counted

Etymologies

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Examples

  • I have been reading Chaucer, and his Wife of Bath is a chortling, lip-smacking libertine who admits that she took on her twenty-year-old husband when she was forty, and "truly, as my husbands all told me, I had the silkiest (juoniam that could be, I never could withdraw my Venus-chamber from a good fellow."

    Mary Queen Of Scotland And The Isles

  • Distress from the trouble on the quay and the warnings of the fortuneteller, even though we all told her it was nonsense.

    Hadrian's Wall.html

  • The number all told amounted to some thousands, scattered over the entire Coast reservation, but about fifteen hundred were located at the Grande Ronde under charge of an agent, Mr. John F. Miller, a sensible, practical man, who left the entire police control to the military, and attended faithfully to the duty of settling the Indians in the work of cultivating the soil.

    She Makes Her Mouth Small & Round & Other Stories

  • Mr Redpath said that ACT Labor members Kate Lundy, Bob McMullan and Annette Ellis all told him in February 2009 they planned to re-contest their seats.

    The Canberra Times - Front Page

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  • Why isn't the correct form of this "All tolled" if the meaning is "all counted"?

    December 18, 2009