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  • n. Plural form of tod.


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  • That Arlen Specter no longer feels the GOP to be a hospitable place ought to give Republican operatives what the writer David Foster Wallace used to call the "howling fan-tods."

    Daniel Frick: How the Right Left the Center; or Arlen Specter and the Silent Majority Revisited

  • A 30-minute takeaway dinner at the top of the amphitheatre saw families herding their children up and down the stairs, and those little tods behaved just like little packs of energy, bursting up the steps like it was the most enjoyable activity in the world.

    babycartercl Diary Entry

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    Proud As A Peacock

  • While on the other hand, traduced by their comedy nominator to the loaferst terms for their aloquent parts, sexes, suppers, oglers, novels and dice. 2 He could find (the rakehelly!) by practice the valuse of thine-to-mine articles with no reminder for an equality of relations and, with the helpings from his tables, improduce fullmin to trumblers, links unto chains, weys in Nuffolk till tods of

    Finnegans Wake

  • Every horse whose hide was formerly only useful after death, will then afford an annual profit by producing two tods of wool yearly, without any loss to the tanner or shoemaker, who will still necessarily have as many hides as heretofore.

    The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction Volume 13, No. 359, March 7, 1829

  • To make short of it, the horse rapidly recovered, and bore two tods of wool every year.

    The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction Volume 13, No. 359, March 7, 1829

  • We could hear at the close-mouth and far up and down the street the shouting of the burghers, and knew that at the stair-foot they were trying to pull out the bottom-most of the marauders like tods from a hole.

    John Splendid The Tale of a Poor Gentleman, and the Little Wars of Lorn

  • The cards, home - made from horsehide, were marked with crude sketches of men and animals, and with tods and Apache signs; stakes were a bit of to - bacco, small coins, a knife, or perhaps a pair of canvas pants.

    Manuscript Draft: Walter Reed: Doctor in Uniform, by Laura Wood, [19 -- ]


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