from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • intransitive v. to throw a coin into the air, and wager on which side it will fall, or determine a question by its fall.


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  • – Now though as easy a man you would think as any in the wide world, there was no such thing as making him unsay one of these sort of vows,12 which he had learned to reverence when young, as I well remember teaching him to toss up for bog berries on my knee.

    Castle Rackrent: An Hibernian Tale


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