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hoptoad

[hop-tohd] /ˈhɒpˌtoʊd/
noun, Chiefly Northeastern U.S.
1.
a toad.
Origin
1820-1830
1820-30, Americanism; hop1 + toad
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hoptoad

n.

by 1827, American English, from hop (v.) + toad.

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