Tolbooth

Tol'booth` noun See Tollbooth .
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Tolbooth

• (n.) See Tollbooth.
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Tolbooth

Originally a tolbooth was the booth at a fair in which dues were collected and offenders against fair regulations were detained. Later the term was applied to a town prison, particularly in Scotland.
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Tolbooth

A tolbooth or town house (Towebuith) was the main municipal building of a Scottish burgh, from medieval times until the 19th century. The tolbooth usually provided a council meeting chamber, a court house and a jail. The tolbooth was one of three essential features in a Scottish burgh, along with the mercat cross and the kirk (church). Burghs were...
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