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tollhouse

[ tohl-hous ]
/ ˈtoʊlˌhaʊs /
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noun, plural toll·hous·es [tohl-hou-ziz]. /ˈtoʊlˌhaʊ zɪz/.
a house or booth at a tollgate, occupied by a tollkeeper.
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Origin of tollhouse

First recorded in 1400–50, tollhouse is from the late Middle English word tolhowse.See toll1, house
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British Dictionary definitions for tollhouse

tollhouse
/ (ˈtəʊlˌhaʊs, ˈtɒl-) /

noun
a small house at a tollgate occupied by a toll collector
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