tollbooth

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noun toll·booth \ˈtōl-ˌbüth\

Definition of tollbooth

  1. :  a booth (as on a highway or bridge) where tolls are paid

Origin and Etymology of tollbooth

Middle English tolbothe, tollbothe tollbooth, town hall, jail, from tol, toll toll + bothe booth


First Known Use: 14th century


TOLLBOOTH Defined for English Language Learners

tollbooth

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noun toll·booth \ˈtōl-ˌbüth\

Definition of tollbooth for English Language Learners

  • : a small building where you pay a toll to use a road or bridge



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