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Definition of "toll-gatherer" []

  • One who collects tolls or duties. (noun)

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "toll-gatherer" in a sentence
  • "Today the toll-gatherer, he who collects the small fee from the stall-owners, is still known as the Abbé."
  • "Frisians came to pay tribute, they used to cast their coins one by one into the hollow of this shield; but only those coins which struck the ear of the distant toll-gatherer with a distinct clang were chosen by him, as he counted, to be reckoned among the royal tribute."
  • "Whose occupation was that of a toll-gatherer, was born at Nazareth."