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- n. a gate or other barrier placed across a road where a toll is taken
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A bar or beam, or (now usually) a gate, thrown across a road or other passage at a tollhouse, for the purpose of preventing passengers, vehicles, cattle, etc., from passing without payment of toll; a turnpike.
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