"toby" Definition

  1. the road. The highwayman or swell robber was in old days said to be on the high TOBY, from the high or main road, while those meaner fellows, the footpad and the cutpurse, were but “low TOBY-MEN,” from their frequenting the by-ways.

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Position in the dictionary: 3697 of 4022 slang words.
Next words in the dictionary: toddle, toe, toff, toffer, tofficky, toft, tog, toggery, togs, toke
Previous words in the dictionary: toasting-fork, toad-in-the-hole, to-rights, to-do, to the nines, tizzy, titter, titley, titivate, tit for tat

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