tolsester

noun
tol·​ses·​ter | \ ˈtōlˌsestə(r) \
plural -s

Definition of tolsester

: a toll paid to the feudal lord by a tenant for liberty to brew and sell ale

History and Etymology for tolsester

Middle English, from tol toll + sester, a measure, from Old English, from Latin sextarius, from sextus sixth + -arius -ary

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“Tolsester.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tolsester. Accessed 5 Oct. 2022.

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