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tollbooth

[ tohl-booth, -booth ]

noun

, plural toll·booths [tohl, -boo, th, z, -booths].
  1. a booth, as at a bridge or the entrance to a toll road, where a toll is collected.
  2. Chiefly Scot. tolbooth.


tollbooth

/ ˈtɒl-; -ˌbuːð; ˈtəʊlˌbuːθ /

noun

  1. a booth or kiosk at which a toll is collected


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Word History and Origins

Origin of tollbooth1

First recorded in 1300–50, tollbooth is from the Middle English word tolbothe. See toll 1, booth

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Example Sentences

The E-ZPass system in Virginia and other states allows drivers to pass through tollbooths without paying cash, sometimes including a toll discount.

Tollbooths will no longer accept cash or loose change for payments.

But I will give you the name of the man who used to go to the tollbooth on Sunday afternoons.

But Willie went wrong—and from bad to worse; but now he is in the tollbooth at Aberdeen, as you have heard.

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