Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Thickly stained or spotted, like a toad; hence, covered thickly with blemishes or stains of guilt.

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Examples

  • Shakespearean Insulter Thou paunchy toad-spotted jolt-head!

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  • Bound volumes of sermons in lead-colored covers; missionaries 'memoirs; toad-spotted topographical works on superseded shires; I was compelled to truffle through them all, if only to prove my contention that every second-hand bookshop in the world stocks a copy of Osbert Sitwell's The Scarlet Tree.

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