Definitions

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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of toll.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • The word tolled inside Leah Balfour Dalton’s mind like a death knell.

    Almost a Whisper

  • The word tolled inside Leah Balfour Dalton’s mind like a death knell.

    Almost a Whisper

  • Mary protected or avenged the republic: the bell of the Capitol was again tolled, the nobles in arms trembled in the presence of an unarmed multitude; and of the two senators, Colonna escaped from the window of the palace, and Ursini was stoned at the foot of the altar.

    The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

  • But for a minor the statute is "tolled" until he/she becomes 18 and decides whether or not to sue.

    Legal Definitions

  • Modern spelling would be "tolled," as in a bell tolling the hour, imho.

    Many Happy Returns!

  • Furthermore, freeways could be "tolled" to eliminate them as competition to expensive toll routes.

    Republic Broadcasting Network

  • Some 700 people work in these stores, and with the delivery truck drivers and wholesalers who provide all kinds of products to stock shelves and counters, all tolled, you can safely say that a few thousand are employed to service these almost 200 shops.

    Pearl Korn: Small Businesses: The Heart Of Our Communities

  • Some 700 people work in these stores, and with the delivery truck drivers and wholesalers who provide all kinds of products to stock shelves and counters, all tolled, you can safely say that a few thousand are employed to service these almost 200 shops.

    Pearl Korn: Small Businesses: The Heart Of Our Communities

  • Some 700 people work in these stores, and with the delivery truck drivers and wholesalers who provide all kinds of products to stock shelves and counters, all tolled, you can safely say that a few thousand are employed to service these almost 200 shops.

    Pearl Korn: Small Businesses: The Heart Of Our Communities

  • They tolled seven times, and their sound jarred against Orphan's own bell of silence, until at last, on the final stroke, it cracked.

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  • I suspect that this definition for tolled needs correction. It is not “simple past tense and past participle of tolled,” but “simple past tense and past participle of toll” (sans ‘ed’).

    December 14, 2010

  • You're right--that's a bug in the way we ingest Wiktionary data. In certain cases words that should have links to related forms ("toll" in this case) instead mistakenly refer to themselves.

    Thanks for bringing it to our attention--we're working on a fix.

    December 14, 2010

  • JM knows a bell ringer who got so tangled in his ropes that he tolled himself off.

    May 25, 2011