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  • v. To make a decision based on chance, for example by flipping a coin or rolling a dice.
  • v. To throw something upwards.
  • v. To produce, generate.
  • v. To cook something quickly.
  • v. To casually mention as an idea

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  • It is a toss up who fails and who succeeds: the wit of to-day is the blockhead of to-morrow.

    - Lesage, The Adventures of Gil Blas of Santillane, tr. Smollett, bk 11 ch. 7

    October 11, 2008