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- n. Plural form of tony.
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This is one place where we can fight the culture wars without waiting for the Blu-Labour phony tonies to get into office.
So that night I got the help of two tonies to launch her, having to carry her a great way on rollers, which we did under night, and got her out of sight before day.
"Teaching such tonies," said he to me one day, "is like setting a lady's diamonds in lead, which only obscures the lustre of the stone, and makes the possessor ashamed on't."