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.

Nearby words

  1. tollbooth,
  2. toller,
  3. toller, ernst,
  4. tollgate,
  5. tollgatherer,
  6. tollhouse cookie,
  7. tolling dog,
  8. tollkeeper,
  9. tollman,
  10. tollund man

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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