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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR TOAD

"Of money you mean, Toad," she answered, kicking him with her slippered foot.

According to one version of the story, Tschang O took the shape of this toad.

Mr. Toad's career in the House was as correct as his conduct out of it.

One of the ablest men, Mr. Toad, after all, that this country ever produced.

I was more loathsome in my own eyes than was a toad, and I thought I was so in God's eyes too.

There is a charming story about a toad, called Monsieur le Vicomte.

When the toad first emerges from the egg it is amazingly like the fish.

It seemed to him to combine the repulsive qualities of a spider and a toad.

Mr. Toad had been under the big piece of bark which he called a house.

St. Patrick fly away with the toad and the ugly smile of him!

WORD ORIGIN

Old English tadige, tadie, of unknown origin and with no known cognates outside English.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR TOAD

amphibian

nouncold-blooded vertebrate
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