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 for Sound dues
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Sound \Sound\, n. [AS. sund a narrow sea or strait; akin to
     Icel., Sw., Dan. & G. sund, probably so named because it
     could be swum across. See Swim.] (Geog.)
     A narrow passage of water, or a strait between the mainland
     and an island; also, a strait connecting two seas, or
     connecting a sea or lake with the ocean; as, the Sound
     between the Baltic and the german Ocean; Long Island Sound.
     [1913 Webster]
  
           The Sound of Denmark, where ships pay toll. --Camden.
     [1913 Webster]
  
     Sound dues, tolls formerly imposed by Denmark on vessels
        passing through the Baltic Sound.
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