\tˈɜːnpa͡ɪk], \tˈɜːnpaɪk], \t_ˈɜː_n_p_aɪ_k]\
Definitions of TURNPIKE
- 2010 - New Age Dictionary Database
- 1899 - The american dictionary of the english language.
- 1919 - The Winston Simplified Dictionary
- 1894 - The Clarendon dictionary
- 1919 - The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language
- 1914 - Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language
- 1874 - Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language
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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.
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.
A turnpike road.
A winding stairway.
A beam filled with spikes to obstruct passage; a cheval-de-frise.
To form, as a road, in the manner of a turnpike road; into a rounded form, as the path of a road.
By Oddity Software
A gate or bar to stop wagons, carriages, etc., until toll is paid; a tollgate; a road that has, or once had, tollgates.
By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer
By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman
By James Champlin Fernald
Originally, a turnstile; a gate set across a road to stop travellers and carriages till toll is paid for keeping the road in repair; a turnpike road; a sort of cheval-de-frise, to impede the advance of an enemy.
By Nuttall, P.Austin.