told

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From Middle English tolde, talde (first and third person singular preterite), from Old English tealde (first and third person singular preterite), from Proto-Germanic *talid-, preterite stem of Proto-Germanic *taljaną (to count; tell), equivalent to tell +‎ -ed.

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told

  1. simple past tense and past participle of tell

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told c (singular definite tolden, not used in plural form)

  1. duty, tariff (tax placed on imports or exports)

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Hungarian[edit]

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Possibly from the verb tol +‎ -d (frequentative suffix). [1]

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told

  1. to add, to splice

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