Definition of Toshy

1. full of twaddle [adj TOSHIER, TOSHIEST]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Toshy

toshear
toshed
toshences
toshend
tosher
tosheroon
tosheroons
toshers
toshes
toshier
toshiest
toshing
toshiver
toshiyori
toshiyori-kabu
toshy (current term)
tosing
tositumomab
toslive
tosliver
tospovirus
toss-up
toss-up question
toss-ups
toss a bone to
toss and turn
toss around
toss away
toss back

Literary usage of Toshy

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1. Publications by English Dialect Society (1896)
"A nail driven in aslant or diagonally, so as to have the stronger hold, like the teeth of some animals. It is also used as a verb. *toshy. ..."

2. The Path to Rome by Hilaire Belloc (1902)
"The poor public buys the Marvel and gasps at the cleverness of the writing and despairs, and has to read what it can understand, and is driven back to toshy ..."

3. Longman's Magazine by Charles James Longman (1894)
"Penelope ; tak nae heed, my bairn. I,m weel eneugh, and I,ll see to Tosh. toshy, dearie, sit ye doon , Tosh, wondering and somewhat awestruck, obeyed. ..."

4. Reprinted Glossaries by Walter William Skeat (1879)
"toshy, adj. a sobriquet for one who has a visible to$h, or tusk. See Tosh in F. Toss, v. to drink with a sudden jerk, to " toss it off." Tote, g. the whole. ..."

5. A Glossary of Words Used in East Anglia: Founded on that of Forby : with by Walter Rye, Robert Forby (1895)
"A nail driven in aslant or diagonally, so as to have the stronger hold, like the teeth of some animals. It is also used as a verb. *toshy. ..."

6. Letters of Arthur George Heath: Fellow of New College, Oxford, and by Arthur George Heath, Gilbert Murray (1917)
"There are a lot of toshy novels about, which I have duly read. Rosalind Murray, that was, has sent me two books by Turgenev, and I have ploughed through ..."

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