toller

1
[ toh-ler ]
/ ˈtoʊ lər /
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noun

a person or thing that tolls.
Also called tolling dog. a small dog trained to entice ducks into shooting range or a trap.
a person who tolls a bell.
a bell used for tolling; a tolling bell.

Nearby words

  1. toll thorough,
  2. toll traverse,
  3. toll-free,
  4. tollage,
  5. tollbooth,
  6. toller, ernst,
  7. tollgate,
  8. tollgatherer,
  9. tollhouse,
  10. tollhouse cookie

Origin of toller

1
1400–50; Middle English: one who lures. See toll2, -er1

toller

2
[ toh-ler ]
/ ˈtoʊ lər /

noun

Origin of toller

2
before 1000; Middle English; Old English tollere. See toll1, -er1

Toller

[ taw-ler, tol-er; German taw-luhr ]
/ ˈtɔ lər, ˈtɒl ər; German ˈtɔ lər /

noun

Ernst [urnst; German ernst] /ɜrnst; German ɛrnst/, 1893–1939, German dramatist.
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Toller

/ (German ˈtɔlər) /

noun

Ernst (ɛrnst). 1893–1939, German dramatist and revolutionary, noted particularly for his expressionist plays, esp Masse Mensch (1921)
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