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road tax

noun
  1. a tax paid, usually annually, on motor vehicles in use on the roads
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  • In other words, they worked out their "road-tax," which no doubt was excessive.

    Little Journeys To The Homes Of Great Teachers

    Elbert Hubbard

  • For them to pay rent or work out a road-tax was quite out of the question.

  • Why these people are content to work out their road-tax by such sore travail of mind and body appeareth to us mysterious.

    A Trip to Cuba

    Julia Ward Howe