Definition of Toll taker

1. Noun. Someone employed to collect tolls.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Toll Taker

toll-free
toll-like receptor
toll agent
toll barrier
toll booth
toll bridge
toll call
toll calls
toll collector
toll line
toll lines
toll plaza
toll plazas
toll road
toll roads
toll taker (current term)
tollable
tollage
tollages
tollbar
tollbars
tollbooth
tollbooths
tolldish
tolled
toller
tollers
tollfree
tollgate
tollgates

Literary usage of Toll taker

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge by Charles Knight (1839)
"12, ' No person shall in any fair or market sell, give, exchange, or put away any horse, mare, &c., unless the toll-taker, book-keeper, bailiff, ..."

2. Disraeli and His Day by William Fraser (1891)
"I can only assume that he has received the situation of toll-taker at Waterloo Bridge !" IN THE CONVERSATION with Disraeli on the evening of my losing my ..."

3. The Law of Horses: Including the Law of Innkeepers, Veterinary Surgeons, Etc by George Henry Hewitt Oliphant, Clement Elphinstone Lloyd (1882)
"7. unto the toll taker or other officer aforesaid, of the same fair ^ sufficient or market, one sufficient and credible person that can, shall and credible ..."

4. The Rise and Progress of the English Constitution: The Treatise of J. L. de by Jean Louis de Lolme, Archibald John Stephens (1838)
"... or other officer aforesaid, one sufficient and credible person that can, shall, or will, testify and declare unto and before such toll-taker, &c., ..."

5. The Statutes at Large from the Magna Charta, to the End of the Eleventh by Great Britain (1763)
"... and declare unto and before fuch toll-taker, book-keeper or other officer, ... to be entred in the book of the faid toll-taker or officer, ..."

6. Owen's New Book of Fairs, Published by the King's Authority: Published by by William Owen (1788)
"31 El. e. 12, Co. 2. Inft. f. 17 & 718. VI. Every toll-taker or book-keeper that ... and every feller unknown to the toll- taker, not bringing a voucher, ..."

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