tolt

noun (1)
\ ˈtōlt \
plural -s

Definition of tolt

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: a writ by which a cause pending in a court baron is removed into a country court

tolt

noun (2)
\ " \
plural -s

Definition of tolt (Entry 2 of 2)

: an isolated peak rising abruptly from a plain in Newfoundland

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History and Etymology for tolt

Noun (1)

Anglo-French tolte, from Medieval Latin tolta act of taking away, from Latin tollere to take away

Noun (2)

origin unknown

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“Tolt.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tolt. Accessed 15 Jun. 2021.

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