Tobias

Tobias

[tuh-bahy-uhs]
noun
1.
the son of Tobit.
2.
Douay Bible. Tobit.
3.
a male given name.
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Tobias
masc. proper name, from L.L. Tobias, from Gk. Tobias, from Heb. Tobhiyyah, lit. "the Lord is my Good," from Heb. tobh "good." Toby is a short form; hence toby "drinking mug in the form of a stout old man," and Toby show (1946) "U.S. comedy act based on the stock character of a boisterous, blundering
yokel."
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