Not every estate owner was responsible; inheritance often entailed no more business sense than a Bertie Wooster or Mr. toad.
It is a combination of the words cesso (toilet) and rospo (toad).
"Even though you are feeling very strong I can pull you into the sea," said the toad.
One of the ablest men, Mr. toad, after all, that this country ever produced.
And within were flights of printed notes, and the words of the "toad Pome" in cold black and white.
How many have been ‘larned to be a toad’ by baffled, disappointed rustics!
She herself had one day been refused a piece of bread and cheese by a neighbor's child and had invoked the toad's help.
"One to anudder," echoed Katie, breaking away and running after a toad.
Specimens should be killed by chloroform as described for the toad, p. 5.
It was a warm day and Mr. toad was very hot and very, very thirsty.
Old English tadige, tadie, of unknown origin and with no known cognates outside English.
A technical knockout, declared when one fighter is judged unfit to continue, although still conscious (1940s+ Prizefighting)
: He was TKO'd in the fourth round