Try Our Apps
Dictionary.com

follow Dictionary.com

Avoid these words. Seriously.

tollhouse

[tohl-hous] /ˈtoʊlˌhaʊs/
noun, plural tollhouses
[tohl-hou-ziz] /ˈtoʊlˌhaʊ zɪz/ (Show IPA)
1.
a house or booth at a tollgate, occupied by a tollkeeper.
Origin of tollhouse
late Middle English
1400-1450
First recorded in 1400-50, tollhouse is from the late Middle English word tolhowse. See toll1, house
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for tollhouse
Historical Examples
British Dictionary definitions for tollhouse

tollhouse

/ˈtəʊlˌhaʊs; ˈtɒl-/
noun
1.
a small house at a tollgate occupied by a toll collector
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Nearby words for tollhouse

Word Value for tollhouse

0
14
Scrabble Words With Friends