tollkeeper


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tollkeeper

(ˈtəʊlkiːpə)
n
a person whose job is to collect tolls at a bridge, road etc where a charge is made
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tollkeeper - someone employed to collect tollstollkeeper - someone employed to collect tolls  
employee - a worker who is hired to perform a job
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Translations

tollkeeper

[ˈtəʊlˌkiːpəʳ] Npeajero m, portazguero m
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Perched on a Grade II listed working toll bridge, this quaint cottage was built in 1921 as a home for the resident tollkeeper.
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When the work reached the junction of Allesley Old Road, a large barn and the old tollkeeper's cottage had to be demolished to make way for the wider road.