Definition of Hoptoad
1. a toad [n -S] - See also: toad
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hoptoad
Literary usage of Hoptoad
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Browne Readers by Ruby Wrede Browne (1918)
"She saw that Mrs. hoptoad was fast asleep. She hopped softly under the ... Now, if Mrs. hoptoad wakes up, I can fly away before she turns and sees me. ..."
2. Studies in English: Work and Play with Language by Carolyn M. Robbins, Robert Keable Row (1919)
"Good morning, Mr. hoptoad. How do you do ? 3. Along the pathway grew buttercups, daisies, and marigolds. 4. We should like to know, ..."
3. Sunset by Southern Pacific Company, Southern Pacific Company. Passenger Dept (1913)
"... you ole hoptoad" she declared. "I believe they've struck somethin' and we could have claimed a grubstake share. Now they're goin' to build a ..."
4. The Horticulturist, and Journal of Rural Art and Rural Taste by Luther Tucker (1856)
"To prevent bleeding at the lungs : Take a hoptoad, and lay it on a hot shovel, and while it is broiling, hold your face over the steam, so as to get the ..."