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- v. Simple past tense and past participle of toss.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- imp. & p. p. of Toss.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Another spelling of tossed, preterit and past participle of toss.
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Judge, then, of the delight with which he turned over the pages of a new book, given him this birthday by the kind Mr. Telford, in whose carriage he had first seen those blue hills -- a book in which all his mountain ideals, and more, were caught and kept enshrined -- visions still, and of mightier peaks and ampler valleys, romantically "tost" and sublimely
And in _The Merry Devill of Edmonton_, 1631, there is a comical story of how Smug _the miller_ was _singing a catch_ with the _merry Parson_ in an alehouse, and how they 'tost' the words "_I'll ty my mare in thy ground_,"'so long to and fro,' that Smug forgot he was singing a catch, and began to quarrel with the Parson, 'thinking verily, he had meant (as he said in his song) to _ty his mare in his ground_.'
Let's take a gander at the homeless, tempest-tost who landed on our levee-depleted shores:
Emma Lazarus's Statue of Liberty sonnet famously welcomes "homeless, tempest-tost" newcomers, while Jimmy Santiago Baca tallies harsh realities that sometimes follow that greeting.
Send these, the homeless, tempest-tost to me, I lift my lamp beside the golden door!
Give me your tired, your poor, â¨ your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, â¨ The wretched refuse of your teeming shore. â¨ Send these, the homeless, tempest-tost to me. â¨I lift my lamp beside the golden door!
Send these, the homeless, tempest-tost to us, we lift our lamp beside the golden door.
Wiffowt tost Ai nawt haz enuf muslols tu opun teh gushifud…U haz tu onlee haz kibblols.
I lernded to liek it on rlllly chewy holweet tost, butt yur rite – iz best plane.
Ai cud nawt beleev it wen mai siscat tolded me peeps eet it fur brekfist on tost!
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