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toll·booth 1

A booth where a toll is collected. Also called tollhouse.

toll·booth 2

Variant of tolbooth.


(ˈtəʊlˌbuːθ; -ˌbuːð; ˈtɒl-) or


a booth or kiosk at which a toll is collected


(ˈtoʊlˌbuθ, -ˌbuð)

n., pl. -booths (-ˌbuðz, -ˌbuθs)
a booth, as at a bridge or the entrance to a toll road, where a toll is collected.
[1300–50; Middle English tolbothe. See toll1, booth]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tollbooth - a booth at a tollgate where the toll collector collects tollstollbooth - a booth at a tollgate where the toll collector collects tolls
kiosk, stall, booth, cubicle - small area set off by walls for special use
toll plaza - an area where tollbooths are located
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