Definition of Tollkeeper
1. Noun. Someone employed to collect tolls.
Generic synonyms: Employee
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Literary usage of Tollkeeper
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Irish Penny Journal (1841)
"The tollkeeper handled the supposed delinquent with some roughness as he demanded his fee; but the boy stood his ground stoutly, and asserted his free right ..."
2. Annals of Duddingston and Portobello by William Baird (1898)
"The tollkeeper, perhaps considering that the number of cart loads exceeded all reasonable bounds, one day closed his gate, and refused to allow the carts to ..."
3. Natal Ordinances, Laws, and Proclamations: Compiled and Edited Under the by Natal (South Africa), Charles Fitzwilliam Cadiz (1891)
"The salary of each such tollkeeper or other officer shall be fixed and determined by the Lieutenant Governor, subject, however, to the vote of the ..."
4. The Story of the Australian Bushrangers by George Boxall (1902)
"On Tuesday, May i8th, 1841, a gentleman, mounted on a spirited horse, pulled up at the tollbar on the Parramatta Road, Sydney, and asked the tollkeeper if ..."
5. The Charter and Ordinances of the City of Portland: Together with Acts of by Portland (Me.)., John T. Fagan, Maine (1902)
"Bridge Tender or tollkeeper. SECTION 7. No person acquires a pauper settlement in a town by reason of his residing in said town as tender of a drawbridge, ..."