tolling

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English tolling.

Verb[edit]

tolling

  1. present participle of toll

Noun[edit]

tolling (plural tollings)

  1. The act by which a bell is tolled.

Middle English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From tollen (to bring) +‎ -ing (gerund ending).

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Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tolling (plural tollynges)

  1. (rare) convincing; attraction or captivation
  2. (rare) tempting; the act of incitement
  3. (rare) dragging, forcibly taking along
  4. (rare) (a bell) striking, ringing
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Etymology 2[edit]

From tollen (to toll) +‎ -ing (gerund ending).

Noun[edit]

tolling

  1. Alternative form of tollynge (tax collection)