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tosh2

[tosh] /tɒʃ/ Scot.
verb (used with object)
1.
to make neat or tidy.
adjective
2.
neat; tidy.
Origin of tosh2
1770-1780
1770-80; origin uncertain
Related forms
toshly, adverb
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  • With great valour we dragged down a foe, and toshed him in the bath that had been made ready for us.

    A Student in Arms Donald Hankey
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tosh

/tɒʃ/
noun
1.
(slang, mainly Brit) nonsense; rubbish
Word Origin
C19: of unknown origin
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Word Origin and History for toshed

tosh

adj.

"neat, clean, trim," 1776, Scottish, of unknown origin.

n.

"valuables collected from drains," 1852, London slang, of unknown origin.

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