levy

Part of speech: verb

To exact by compulsion; make a levy.

Part of speech: noun

The act of levying or collecting compulsorily.

Part of speech: noun

That which is levied, as money or troops.

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Usage examples "levy":

  1. " It was very natural," interposed Mr. Levy, senior, who had been watching for some time for the opportunity of getting a word in. - "The New Tenant", E. Phillips Oppenheim.
  2. I demand a levy of 300, 000 men- with this and what I already have, I shall see a million in arms. - "The History of Napoleon Buonaparte", John Gibson Lockhart.
  3. I come to levy- execution. - "The Scarlet Feather", Houghton Townley.