noun, plural oc·trois [ok-troiz; French awk-trwa]. /ˈɒk trɔɪz; French ɔkˈtrwa/.
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Origin of octroi
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Example sentences from the Web for octroi
These localities were free as regards customs duties, although dues of the nature of octroi charges were often levied.
A few duties are, however, levied, which are really octroi rather than customs charges.
Then they will probably ask to see our papers at the octroi?The Firefly Of France|Marion Polk Angellotti
The octroi officials looked curiously at the shuffling, stooping figure as he went by, and one of them laughed.Zut and Other Parisians|Guy Wetmore Carryl
The octroi, in its present form, is a comparatively modern institution.