• Turnpiked Definition & Synonyms

  1. (imp. & p. p.) of Turnpike

• Turnpike Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) A turnpike road.
  2. (n.) A beam filled with spikes to obstruct passage; a cheval-de-frise.
  3. (n.) A winding stairway.
  4. (v. t.) To form, as a road, in the manner of a turnpike road; into a rounded form, as the path of a road.
  5. (n.) 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.
  6. (n.) 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.