One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1A tax or toll paid for using a road; the right to collect this.
2(Now chiefly Australian) the number of people killed in road accidents, especially over a given period.
Mid 18th century; earliest use found in Patrick Murdoch (d. 1774), Church of England clergyman and writer.
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