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  • n. Plural form of toadeater.

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Examples

  • Then my Lord March called upon the duke, who stood in the midst of an army of his toadeaters.

    Richard Carvel

  • I have dwelt the more upon it from knowing what language has been held by Lord N (orth's) toadeaters about Storer.

    George Selwyn His Letters and His Life

  • Adorers she had and to spare, toadeaters and flatterers,

    London Pride Or When the World Was Younger

  • There was the captain of the Thunderer, Collinson by name, Lord Comyn and two brother officers, Will Fotheringay, my cousin Philip, openly pleased to be found in such a company, and some dozen other toadeaters who had followed my Lord a-chair and a-foot from the ball, and would have tracked him to perdition had he chosen to go; and lastly Tom Swain, leering and hiccoughing at the jokes, in such a beastly state of drunkenness as I had rarely seen him.

    Richard Carvel — Volume 03

  • There was the captain of the Thunderer, Collinson by name, Lord Comyn and two brother officers, Will Fotheringay, my cousin Philip, openly pleased to be found in such a company, and some dozen other toadeaters who had followed my Lord a-chair and afoot from the ball, and would have tracked him to perdition had he chosen to go; and lastly Tom Swain, leering and hiccoughing at the jokes, in such a beastly state of drunkenness as I had rarely seen him.

    Richard Carvel

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