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tollgate

[ tohl-geyt ]
/ ˈtoʊlˌgeɪt /
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noun

a gate where a toll is collected.

RELATED WORDS

lance, thruway, point, drive, freeway, expressway, road, parkway

Nearby words

toll-free, tollage, tollbooth, toller, toller, ernst, tollgate, tollgatherer, tollhouse, tollhouse cookie, tolling dog, tollkeeper

Origin of tollgate

First recorded in 1765–75; toll1 + gate1
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British Dictionary definitions for tollgate

tollgate

/ (ˈtəʊlˌɡeɪt, ˈtɒl-) /

noun

a gate across a toll road or bridge at which travellers must stop and pay
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