Turnpiking
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. [1913 Webster]

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