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tollman

[tohl-muh n]
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noun, plural toll·men.
  1. a tollkeeper.
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Origin of tollman

First recorded in 1735–45; toll1 + -man
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  • No one but Dick, the tollman, could have thrown that against the door!

    The Strollers

    Frederic S. Isham

  • His eyes were on his employer as he spoke and he saw Tollman start.

    The Tyranny of Weakness

    Charles Neville Buck

  • Tollman spoke thoughtfully and with no resentment of his companion's temper.

    The Tyranny of Weakness

    Charles Neville Buck

  • Had Mr. Tollman held a brief for you he could not have defended you more stoutly.

    The Tyranny of Weakness

    Charles Neville Buck

  • Tollman rose and went over to the window which gave off across the garden.

    The Tyranny of Weakness

    Charles Neville Buck