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  • adj. Of, relating to, or resembling a toad; toadish.
  • adj. Quiet; gentle; docile; easily managed; kindly; well-contented.

Etymologies

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From toad +‎ -ly.

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From a corruption of towardly ("comely, nice, pleasant, queem").

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