from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Quality or standing as a frog.
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Having achieved froghood, he heads off to explore the world and returns with gleeful stories of land-based wonders.
Yet the Redfins, as typified by Guinevere, have done both, and given time enough, they may emulate or surpass the achievements of larval axolotls, or the astounding egg-producing maggots of certain gnats, thus realizing all the possibilities of froghood while yet cribbed within the lowly casing of a pollywog.
He had made his leap, he had seen the great world, and was content to stay in his pretty glass house under the big fuchsia tree until he attained the dignity of froghood.