tolbooth


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Synonyms for tolbooth

a booth at a tollgate where the toll collector collects tolls

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Cool Dessa Blues may have had a string of second places to her name at the end of last season, but there was no faulting her attitude on any occasion, and she can finally get off the mark in the East Lothian Tolbooth Handicap Chase (2.
a cobbled pattern marking where the entrance to the Tolbooth once stood.
The Old Tolbooth prison in Edinburgh is called "the heart of Midlothian," and there Effie Deans is held on charges of murdering her illegitimate son.
Following the meeting, held at the Tolbooth, Mr Fisher said: "I became utterly exasperated being constantly interrupted during the meeting.
l Glenn is playing the Voodoo Rooms, Edinburgh, Nov 27; Tolbooth, Stirling on Nov 29; Oran Mor, Glasgow, Dec 1; Berits & Brown, near Airdrie, Dec 2; Hospitalfield House, Arbroath, Dec 3, and Heart of Hawick, Hawick on Dec 5.
Fred Macaulay The veteran comic looks back on 25 years of greatest hits at the Tolbooth, Stirling.
Dock worker's son Rankin, originally from Cardenden in Fife, wed Miranda, 50, in 1986 at Greyfriar's Tolbooth and Highland Kirk in Edinburgh.
Alison Elliot, elder and session clerk of Greyfriars, Tolbooth and Highland Kirk, Edinburgh, is the moderator designate of the 2004 General Assembly of the Church of Scotland.
The former Stirling Council leader was back in the city to officially open the pounds 6million Tolbooth arts and visitors centre.
At the Water Gate he was met by the hangman, transferred to the hangman's cart and tied to the seat, to be taken through the streets to the Tolbooth prison.
Around 200 people packed out the Tolbooth for an entertaining night of live music.
Art for art's sake You can also see the work of Kircudbright's most famous painters at the Tolbooth Art Centre.
City Provost Tommy Brookes and Stirling Council chief executive Keith Yates also attended the ceremony at the city's Tolbooth arts centre.