EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR IMPOST
This was a greater extortion than usual; but the traders were compelled to accept the impost.
I am afraid we may consider the refusal of the impost as an answer.
But where is the necessity of raising the impost to this degree?
It makes things so awkward for the impost—the imitators, I mean.
Mr. Pymme is considered to have been the father of this impost.
Next, an impost was laid on the daily consumption of meal and wine.
This impost she abolished, and thereby cut off the source of slavery.
He pays no impost, he says no prayer (namaz), he observes no fast.
The impost was not onerous, but it was inconvenient to stop so often.
It is not certainly known in what manner this impost was regulated.
"tax, duty," 1560s, from Middle French impost, from Medieval Latin impostum, from neuter of Latin impostus, contracted from impositus, past participle of imponere (see impostor).