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tootsy

[too t-see] /ˈtʊt si/
noun, plural tootsies. Slang.
1.
a foot.
Origin
1850-1855
1850-55; apparently expressive variant of footsy
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British Dictionary definitions for tootsy

toots

/tʊts/
noun (pl) tootses, tootsies
1.
(informal, mainly US) darling; sweetheart
Word Origin
C20: perhaps related to earlier dialect toot worthless person, of obscure origin

tootsy

/ˈtʊtsɪ/
noun (pl) -sies
1.
a child's word for toe
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Word Origin and History for tootsy
n.

also tootsie, 1854, baby-talk substitution for foot. Candy bar Tootsie Roll patent claims use from 1908.

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