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Definitions of impost

  1. money collected under a tariff Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. the lowest stone in an arch -- from which it springs Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. That which is imposed or levied; a tax, tribute, or duty; especially, a duty or tax laid by goverment on goods imported into a country. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. The top member of a pillar, pier, wall, etc., upon which the weight of an arch rests. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. A tax; especially, a customs-duty levied by government on goods brought into a country. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  6. A tax, esp. on imports: (arch.) that part of a pillar in vaults and arches on which the weight of the building is laid. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  7. Duty on imports; part of a pier, &c., on which the weight of the superstructure rests. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  8. That which is imposed as a customs duty. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  9. A tax or duty, imposed by authority, especially on imports; the moulding on the top of a pillar or pier, from which an arch springs. See Impose. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  10. A tax; a burden; the top part of a pillar which supports an arch; imposition of hands, in eccles., ordination; confirmation. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  11. See impose. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  12. im'p[=o]st, n. a tax, esp. on imports: (archit.) that part of a pillar in vaults and arches on which the weight of the building is laid. [O. Fr. impost (Fr. impôt)--L. impon[)e]re, to lay on.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  13. (Hist.) tax, duty, tribute; (Racing slang) weight horse carries in handicap. [old French] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  14. Upper course of pillar, bearing arch. [French] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  15. n. [Latin] A tax, tribute, or duty ; often a duty on goods imported into a country ;-that part of a pillar in vaults and arches on which the weight of the building rests, or the capital of a pillar or cornice which receives an arch. Cabinet Dictionary
  16. A tax, a toll, custom paid. Complete Dictionary

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