toll bar



a barrier, especially a gate, across a road or bridge, where toll is collected.

Origin of toll bar

First recorded in 1805–15 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for toll bar

Historical Examples of toll bar

  • Even at the toll-bar on the way you can buy guide-books, as well as ginger-beer.

  • But, Master Willie, after that night I never cared for keeping the toll-bar.

  • They did so; he was caught in a field opposite to where the toll-bar of Ashford stood, and there instantly hanged.

    Bygone Punishments

    William Andrews

  • We went along merrily till we came to the toll-bar and the low wooden bridge.

    Black Beauty

    Anna Sewell

  • Bobby knew the pause at the toll-bar in the valley, and the mixed odors of many passing horses and men, there.

    Greyfriars Bobby

    Eleanor Atkinson