- a house or booth at a tollgate, occupied by a tollkeeper.
Origin of tollhouse
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Examples from the Web for tollhouse
At the tollhouse, there were further excuses for delaying the inevitable moment.Other Tales and Sketches
I have seen carriages and traps waiting as far as the tollhouse.Rambling Recollections of Chelsea
J. B. Ellenor
Longley ran into the tollhouse and came out with a sawed-off shotgun.Down the Mother Lode
He read the letter, which was not long, put it in his pocket, and then entered the tollhouse.
While Olive Asher remained at the tollhouse there was no chance for her in that quarter.
- a small house at a tollgate occupied by a toll collector
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