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tolbooths

noun
plural of tolbooth, Scottish

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a place of confinement for persons held in lawful custody
  • Deacon Brodie, thought to be the inspiration for Robert Louis Stevenson's Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, was publicly hung at the site of the old tolbooth of Edinburgh

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“Tolbooths.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/tolbooths. Accessed 28 Jul. 2021.

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