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English → English (gcide) Definition: Turnpike road Turnpike \Turn"pike`\, n. [Turn + pike.] 1. A frame consisting of two bars crossing each other at right angles and turning on a post or pin, to hinder the passage of beasts, but admitting a person to pass between the arms; a turnstile. See Turnstile, 1. [1913 Webster] I move upon my axle like a turnpike. --B. Jonson. [1913 Webster] 2. A gate or bar set across a road to stop carriages, animals, and sometimes people, till toll is paid for keeping the road in repair; a tollgate. [1913 Webster] 3. A turnpike road. --De Foe. [1913 Webster] 4. A winding stairway. [Scot.] --Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster] 5. (Mil.) A beam filled with spikes to obstruct passage; a cheval-de-frise. [R.] [1913 Webster] Turnpike man, a man who collects tolls at a turnpike. Turnpike road, a road on which turnpikes, or tollgates, are established by law, in order to collect from the users tolls to defray the cost of building, repairing, etc. [1913 Webster]


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