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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Scots A prison; a jail.

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  • n. Archaic form of toll booth.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. See tollbooth.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See tollbooth.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a booth at a tollgate where the toll collector collects tolls

Etymologies

Middle English tolbothe, town hall containing customs offices and prison cells : tol, toll; see toll1 + bothe, booth; see booth.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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