Etymology
Advertisement

tollbooth (n.)

early 14c., originally a tax collector's booth, from toll (n.) + booth.

updated on August 08, 2012

Advertisement
Advertisement
Definitions of tollbooth from WordNet

tollbooth (n.)
a booth at a tollgate where the toll collector collects tolls;
Synonyms: tolbooth / tollhouse
Etymologies are not definitions. From wordnet.princeton.edu, not affiliated with etymonline.