Origin of impost1
OTHER WORDS FROM impostim·post·er, noun
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How to use impost in a sentence
Mr. Chamberlain omitted to mention the last-named impost, but no doubt that was his artfulness.
This type of arcade or window is found in early German work, except that, as a rule, there is a capital under the impost block.
All that remonstrance could gain was a postponement of the stamp act till some more acceptable form of impost could be devised.A short history of Rhode Island|George Washington Greene
The impost of extraordinary tithe—the whole system of tithe—again, is doomed when once the country begins to live its new life.The Hills and the Vale|Richard Jefferies
Akin to the tax that has just been described, at least in its nature as a direct impost, is the poll or capitation tax.