Toll"booth` (?), n. [Toll a tax + booth.] [Written also tolbooth.]

1.

A place where goods are weighed to ascertain the duties or toll.

[Obs.]

He saw Levy . . . sitting at the tollbooth. Wyclif (Mark ii. 14).

2.

In Scotland, a burgh jail; hence, any prison, especially a town jail.

Sir W. Scott.

 

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Toll"booth`, v. t.

To imprison in a tollbooth.

[R.]

That they might tollbooth Oxford men. Bp. Corbet.

 

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