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Turnstile meaning

turnstile - 3 dictionary results

  1. 1. A revolving frame in a footpath, preventing the passage of horses or cattle, but admitting that of persons; a turnpike. See Turnpike, n., 1.
  2. 2. A similar arrangement for registering the number of persons passing through a gateway, doorway, or the like.
  3. 3. Turning frame to prevent the passage of cattle.

turnstile - examples of usage

  1. A cellar was rented in New Turnstile Street, Holborn, at a charge of eighteenpence a week.
  2. A tempting exit to the sands was visible close to where they were standing, the tall iron turnstile of which was like a gate to the moon.
  3. A maroon crashed overhead, and before the echoes had died away Jasmine was on the free side of the turnstile.
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