Origin of tolboothMiddle English tolbothe, booth where toll is collected: see toll and booth
Origin of tolboothMiddle English tolbothe town hall containing customs offices and prison cells tol toll ; see toll 1. bothe booth ; see booth .
- Archaic form of toll booth.
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