Tolsester Tol"ses*ter, n. [LL. tolsestrum. Cf. {Toll} a tax.] (O. Eng. Law) A toll or tribute of a sextary of ale, paid to the lords of some manors by their tenants, for liberty to brew and sell ale. --Cowell. [1913 Webster]

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  • tolsester — tol·ses·ter …   English syllables

  • tolsester — ˈtōlˌsestə(r),  ̷ ̷ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ noun ( s) Etymology: Middle English, from tol toll + sester, a measure, from Old English, from Latin sextarius, from sextus sixth + arius ary more at toll, sext …   Useful english dictionary

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