Definition of Turnpike. Meaning of Turnpike. Synonyms of Turnpike

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Definition of Turnpike

Turnpike
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. I move upon my axle like a turnpike. --B. Jonson. 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. 3. A turnpike road. --De Foe. 4. A winding stairway. [Scot.] --Sir W. Scott. 5. (Mil.) A beam filled with spikes to obstruct passage; a cheval-de-frise. [R.] 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.
Turnpike
Turnpike Turn"pike`, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Turnpiked; p. pr. & vb. n. Turnpiking.] To form, as a road, in the manner of a turnpike road; into a rounded form, as the path of a road. --Knowles.

Meaning of Turnpike from wikipedia

- Turnpike often refers to: A type of gate, another word for a turnstile In the United States, a toll road Turnpike may also refer to: Turnpike trust, a...
- The Pennsylvania Turnpike is a toll highway operated by the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission (PTC) in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. A controlled-access...
- New Jersey Turnpike (NJTP) is a system of controlled-access highways in the U.S. state of New Jersey, maintained by the New Jersey Turnpike Authority (NJTA)...
- The M****achusetts Turnpike (colloquially "M**** Pike" or "the Pike") is a toll highway in the U.S. state of M****achusetts that is maintained by the M****achusetts...
- Turnpike Troubadours is an American country music group from Oklahoma founded in 2005. They started their own imprint, Bossier City Records, in 2007 and...
- The Ohio Turnpike, officially the James W. Shocknessy Ohio Turnpike, is a 241.26-mile-long (388.27 km), limited-access toll highway in the U.S. state of...
- The Turner Turnpike is a toll road in central Oklahoma, connecting its two largest cities, Oklahoma City and Tulsa. Authorized by the Oklahoma Legislature...
- The Kansas Turnpike is a 236-mile-long (380 km), freeway-standard toll road that lies entirely within the U.S. state of Kansas. It runs in a general southwest–northeast...
- Florida's Turnpike, designated as unsigned State Road 91 (SR 91), is a toll road in the U.S. state of Florida, maintained by Florida's Turnpike Enterprise...
- The Kickapoo Turnpike is a 21-mile (34 km) toll road currently under construction in the U.S. state of Oklahoma. The northern section from US-62 to Interstate...
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