Toad eater


a toady.

1565–75; toad + eater Unabridged
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toadeater (ˈtəʊdˌiːtə)
a rare word for toady
[C17: originally a mountebank's assistant who would pretend to eat toads (believed to be poisonous), hence a servile flatterer, toady]

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