Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A prison; a jail.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun See tollbooth.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun See tollbooth.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Archaic form of toll booth.

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

  • noun a booth at a tollgate where the toll collector collects tolls

Etymologies

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

[Middle English tolbothe, town hall containing customs offices and prison cells : tol, toll; see toll + bothe, booth; see booth.]

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