Definition of Tollgate

1. Noun. A gate or bar across a toll bridge or toll road which is lifted when the toll is paid.

Exact synonyms: Tollbar
Generic synonyms: Gate



Definition of Tollgate

1. n. A gate where toll is taken.

Definition of Tollgate

1. Noun. A barrier across a toll road or toll bridge that is lifted when the toll is paid ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Tollgate

1. a gate where a toll is collected [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tollgate

toll road
toll roads
toll taker
tollable
tollage
tollages
tollbar
tollbars
tollbooth
tollbooths
tolldish
tolled
toller
tollers
tollfree
tollgate (current term)
tollgates
tollgatherer
tollhouse
tollhouses
tollie
tollies
tolling
tolling agreement
tolling agreements
tollings
tollkeeper
tollman
tollmen
tollon

Literary usage of Tollgate

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1. The Popular Science Monthly (1894)
"It took eight horses to haul this monster to the docks over a stone tramway, and it is alleged that the side of a tollgate had to be taken down to allow the ..."

2. Judicial and Statutory Definitions of Words and Phrases by West Publishing Company (1905)
"tollgate" Is synonymous with "turnpike gate," as used in a statute punishing the running of tolls. Barnes v. White, 1 С. В. 102, 214. TOLL ROAD. ..."

3. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1921)
""(13) That if said tollgate now maintained along the line of said road is required to be taken down, and the company denied the right to collect tolls, ..."

4. Australia Pilot by United States Hydrographic Office (1920)
"Between this rock and tollgate Islets there is a channel 1J miles wide, having from 10 to 15 fathoms water, on a sandy bottom. Coast. ..."

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