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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Someone employed to collect fees at bridges or roads.

Usage examples (4)
  • But several times that night, when a waggon or other vehicle came through, and the driver asked the tollkeeper ‘What news?’ he looked at the man by the light of his...
  • One tollkeeper said the bridge and tollbooths were "shaken as if by an earthquake rather than a hurricane."
  • What they're doing is clearly anticompetitive … They want one superhighway and they're the tollkeeper on that superhighway. says one potential trigger for an...
  • The ghostly tollkeeper detects the fraud in an instant and roars out, "So you would cheat me of my dues? for more
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