Relevy



noun, plural levies.
1.
an imposing or collecting, as of a tax, by authority or force.
2.
the amount owed or collected.
3.
the conscription of troops.
4.
the troops conscripted.
verb (used with object), levied, levying.
5.
to impose (a tax):
to levy a duty on imports.
6.
to conscript (troops).
7.
to start or wage (war).
verb (used without object), levied, levying.
8.
to seize or attach property by judicial order.
verb (transitive) levies, levying, levied
1.
to impose and collect (a tax, tariff, fine, etc)
2.
to conscript troops for service
3.
to seize or attach (property) in accordance with the judgment of a court
noun (pl) levies
4.

the act of imposing and collecting a tax, tariff, etc
the money so raised

5.

the conscription of troops for service
a person conscripted in this way

(1 Kings 4:6, R.V.; 5:13), forced service. The service of tributaries was often thus exacted by kings. Solomon raised a “great levy” of 30,000 men, about two per cent. of the population, to work for him by courses on Lebanon. Adoram (12:18) presided over this forced labour service (Ger. Frohndienst; Fr. corvee).

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