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  • After all, methinks I want those tostications [thou seest how women, and women’s words, fill my mind] to be over, happily over, that I may sit down quietly, and reflect upon the dangers I have passed through, and the troubles I have undergone.

    Clarissa Harlowe

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  • That's a possibility; the word was originally a mispronunciation of intoxication.

    October 11, 2007

  • Great word! I wonder if that's how tossed came to mean drunk?

    October 4, 2007

  • After all, methinks I want those tostications (thou seest how women, and women's words, fill my mind) to be over, happily over, that I may sit down quietly, and reflect upon the dangers I have passed through, and the troubles I have undergone.

    October 4, 2007