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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle English tolling.

VerbEdit

tolling

  1. present participle of toll

NounEdit

tolling (plural tollings)

  1. The act by which a bell is tolled.

Middle EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

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

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

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
DescendantsEdit
  • English: tolling
ReferencesEdit

Etymology 2Edit

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

NounEdit

tolling

  1. Alternative form of tollynge (tax collection)