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tollhouse

1. A house near a tollgate of a highway or bridge, serving as the residence of the keeper.
2. A tollbooth.
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(42) If, however, Brundyche lives in a tollhouse, such a lodging has clear associations with greed--it is a building erected for the explicit purpose of taking money--and more closely aligns the doctor's interests with those of the merchant Aristorius in the beginning of the play, willing to sell the sacred host for the right price.
Smith Creek Management is majority owned and controlled by Thomas Fischer, the sole owner of Tollhouse Energy Company.
Traffic had to pay money at the nearby tollhouse to cross this bridge.
The 18-year-old is thought to have collided with a post in Tollhouse Way near the junction with Alma Street.
The first Antica Pesa restaurant was formerly a 17th Century Vatican customs collection post in Via Garibaldi, Genoa, Italy, where a customs officer opened an eatery that offered bread and wine to peasants who came to the tollhouse. The name Antica Pesa (old scales) was coined in the late 19th Century, when the eatery was transformed into a restaurant.
The antique customs officer decided to initiate a sort of eatery that offered bread and wine to the many peasants who came to the tollhouse. 'The term The Old Scales' or 'Antica Pesa' was coined in the late 19 th century when the original customs function was replaced by a real restaurant.
In the 19th Century, Middlesbrough Estates owned the handsome house, which had accommodation for two tenants - George Dawson and the tollhouse keeper Frederick Close.
--Jill Applebaum, group creative director, JWT NY (select clients include: TYLENOL, Nestle Tollhouse, and Oreo)
Many other world-famous brands will be shortly joining McDonald's in the mall, including Carrefour, City Cinema, Nestle Tollhouse, The Body Shop, as well as a selection of major regional and local brands, offering visitors and residents of Salalah a completely new mall experience.
The searight tollhouse, located near Uniontown, Pa., on the National Road once served by stagecoach operators like James Reeside, is a typical example of an early tollhouse.
These include the Museum of the Gorge as well as China, Jackfield Tile, Iron & The Old Furnace, The Iron Bridge & Tollhouse, Darby House, Broseley Pipeworks and Tar Tunnel museums.