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tollman

[tohl-muh n] /ˈtoʊl mən/
noun, plural tollmen.
1.
a tollkeeper.
Origin of tollman
1735-1745
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
  • tollman spoke thoughtfully and with no resentment of his companion's temper.

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

    The Tyranny of Weakness Charles Neville Buck
  • His eyes were on his employer as he spoke and he saw tollman start.

    The Tyranny of Weakness Charles Neville Buck
  • tollman's words, too, came with an impulsiveness which had been absent heretofore.

    The Tyranny of Weakness Charles Neville Buck
  • tollman himself, the observer would have said, had left nothing to ask.

    The Tyranny of Weakness Charles Neville Buck
  • tollman drew a handkerchief from his pocket and wiped his forehead.

    The Tyranny of Weakness Charles Neville Buck

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