And these roads are crossed by two—the Orange turnpike and Orange plank road—running nearly east and west.
He's good yet for a spin down the turnpike and over the bridge.
The car was skimming along over the turnpike like some flying bird of night.
Presently Jud came down into the turnpike and shouted to me.
They were compelled to give way, and Kenly ordered his infantry, retreating on the turnpike, to turn and help them.
No support, and no orders, and on the turnpike a bank of blue massing to rush my guns!
Local Act—For improving the turnpike roads leading into and from the city of Worcester.
He crossed the turnpike, he came down on the Dunkard church.
We now paid toll at the first turnpike we had seen during the last seven hundred miles.
On one turnpike there were sixty-five taverns in sixty miles.
early 15c., "spiked road barrier used for defense," from turn + pike (n.2) "shaft." Sense transferred to "horizontal cross of timber, turning on a vertical pin" (1540s), which were used to bar horses from foot roads. This led to the sense of "barrier to stop passage until a toll is paid" (1670s). Meaning "road with a toll gate" is from 1748, shortening of turnpike road (1745).