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  • n. Plural form of tollhouse.


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  • Only tollgates and tollhouses were to be destroyed.


  • "Bring with you crowbars or anything else that will help destroy gates and tollhouses," Aled said.


  • It had been arranged that the special constables in the area would be sent to hide out in certain tollhouses south and east of Tegfan.


  • We were now between the two tollbars, one in Scotland and the other in England, with a space of only about fifty yards between them, and as we crossed the centre we gave three tremendous cheers which brought out the whole population of the two tollhouses to see what was the matter.

    From John O'Groats to Land's End

  • During the last days of April, [1205] the clerks at the tollhouses note the entrance of "a frightful number of poorly clad men of sinister aspect."

    The French Revolution - Volume 1

  • The island, about half a mile from the shore, presented nothing but a collection of hideous slated houses and cabins, which gave you an idea that they were rather erected for the purpose of tollhouses or police-stations than any thing else.

    The Station; The Party Fight And Funeral; The Lough Derg Pilgrim Traits And Stories Of The Irish Peasantry, The Works of William Carleton, Volume Three


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