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toll bar

a barrier, especially a gate, across a road or bridge, where toll is collected.
Origin of toll bar
First recorded in 1805-15 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Behind the toll bar he sat upon a timber balk and studied it.

    The Pursuit

    Frank (Frank Mackenzie) Savile
  • Those at Rome occurred on a spot, to reach which many citizens had to cross a bridge with a toll bar on it.

  • There was a toll bar just over the bridge, where the little house since converted into shops then was.

    Notes on Old Peterborough Andrew Percival
  • Arrived at the toll bar of St. Ninians, she was stopped by the toll keeper who supposed her to be a stray sheep.

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