Tolling
Toll Toll, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Tolled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Tolling}.] To sound or ring, as a bell, with strokes uniformly repeated at intervals, as at funerals, or in calling assemblies, or to announce the death of a person. [1913 Webster]

The country cocks do crow, the clocks do toll. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

Now sink in sorrows with a tolling bell. --Pope. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • tolling — Synonyms and related words: change ringing, chime, chiming, chink, clang, clanging, clangor, clank, clanking, clink, death bell, ding, ding a ling, dingdong, dinging, dingle, donging, funeral ring, jangle, jingle, jingle jangle, jingling, knell,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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  • tolling — noun charge a toll for the use of (a bridge or road). → toll …   English new terms dictionary

  • tolling — See toll …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • tolling — present part of toll …   Useful english dictionary

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