Definitions

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  • proper n. A Swiss chocolate bar with honey, nougat and almonds, shaped like a triangular prism with triangular wedge-shaped pieces.

Etymologies

From a blend of Tobler ("surname of one of the creators") + Italian torrone ("form of nougat"). (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • I was transferred to the North of Ireland by my employer to go on a training course and flew to Derry all on my "Tobler" (as in "Toblerone"/"own"/all on my own ..... forget it) and was put up in a Travel Lodge for a week with 4 TV channels and no local friends.

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  • This was the case during the so-called Toblerone affair in Sweden.

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  • There are a few Swedish Chocolate bars that I really love, and I also like Hershey's chocolate with almonds; however, I think Toblerone, which is Swiss chocolate, is probably my favorite.

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  • Nowadays, there are often three mountains of the stuff in one duty free shop so that an unwary traveller may find themselves imprisoned in a kind of Toblerone Triangle.

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  • Although they did manage to find a report that mentioned a UFO shaped like a giant "Toblerone" and entitled their article "The Scottish X-Files" Had there been any "abductions" which included sexual experiments listed in the released MOD files, you can bet the headline would have been very different!

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  • Mysupermarket. co.u, the shopping-comparison website, found that chocolates such as Toblerone (400g/14oz) and Lindor (400g) are as much as

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  • They called it Toblerone which is a combination of Tobler and Torrone which is a type of Italian nougat.

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  • LOOKS LIKE IT'S ROMNEY, PAUL AND SANTORUM - Seriously, find someone who predicted that and see to it that he or she receives a very fine gift basket ripe pears, Toblerone... y'know, the works.

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  • Last week, Tim McLevish , chief financial officer of Kraft Foods Inc., which owns candy brands Milka, Cadbury, Cote d'Or, Green & Blacks, and Toblerone, said: Our current expectation is that input costs will remain high throughout 2011.

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  • Nelson Kon Toblerone House In the Paraty House outside Rio, two concrete boxes are stacked with extreme cantilevers matched only by the clear span of an 88-foot living space, while the Toblerone House shows off Mr. Kogan's mastery of the deep, inviting overhang.

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