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 for Toll gatherer
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Toll \Toll\, n. [OE. tol, AS. toll; akin to OS. & D. tol, G.
     zoll, OHG. zol, Icel. tollr, Sw. tull, Dan. told, and also to
     E. tale; -- originally, that which is counted out in payment.
     See Tale number.]
     1. A tax paid for some liberty or privilege, particularly for
        the privilege of passing over a bridge or on a highway, or
        for that of vending goods in a fair, market, or the like.
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     2. (Sax. & O. Eng. Law) A liberty to buy and sell within the
        bounds of a manor.
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     3. A portion of grain taken by a miller as a compensation for
        grinding.
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     Toll and team (O. Eng. Law), the privilege of having a
        market, and jurisdiction of villeins. --Burrill.
  
     Toll bar, a bar or beam used on a canal for stopping boats
        at the tollhouse, or on a road for stopping passengers.
  
     Toll bridge, a bridge where toll is paid for passing over
        it.
  
     Toll corn, corn taken as pay for grinding at a mill.
  
     Toll dish, a dish for measuring toll in mills.
  
     Toll gatherer, a man who takes, or gathers, toll.
  
     Toll hop, a toll dish. [Obs.] --Crabb.
  
     Toll thorough (Eng. Law), toll taken by a town for beasts
        driven through it, or over a bridge or ferry maintained at
        its cost. --Brande & C.
  
     Toll traverse (Eng. Law), toll taken by an individual for
        beasts driven across his ground; toll paid by a person for
        passing over the private ground, bridge, ferry, or the
        like, of another.
  
     Toll turn (Eng. Law), a toll paid at the return of beasts
        from market, though they were not sold. --Burrill.
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     Syn: Tax; custom; duty; impost.
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