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Definition of Toby

  • A small jug, pitcher, or mug, generally used for ale, shaped somewhat like a stout man, with a cocked hat forming the brim.
  • a drinking mug in the shape of a stout man wearing a three-cornered hat

How to use toby in a sentence. Toby pronunciation.

The ironical humour blent with pathos in his picture of this ill-rewarded old disciplinarian (who combined a tenderness of heart with a fondness for military metaphor that frequently reminds one of "My Uncle Toby"), the details of the ailments and the portents that attended his infantile career, and, above all, the glimpses of the wandering military life from barrack to barrack and from garrison to garrison, inevitably remind the reader of the childish reminiscences of Laurence Sterne, a writer to whom it may thus early be said that George Borrow paid no small amount of unconscious homage.
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The conflict between Malvolio and Sir Toby, between the marquis and the bourgeois, the cavalier and the puritan, the ascetic and the voluptuary, goes on continually, and goes on not only between class and class and individual and individual, but in the selfsame breast in a series of reactions and revulsions in which the irresistible becomes the unbearable, and the unbearable the irresistible, until none of us can say what our characters really are in this respect.
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Ah, there soundeth Toby Hudd's pipe-all hands on deck-this should be her ladyship coming aboard.
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Was he the Trim to another Captain Toby?
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With this Pantagruel perceived at the door of the great hall, which was that day their dining-room, Gargantua's little dog, whose name was Kyne; for so was Toby's dog called, as is recorded.
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Where are those of Toby Lamb and Robin Ram that sleep while the rest are a-feeding?
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And I might mention Toby, a Shetland pony.
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Toby had been away from the Brown children for a while, but was now back again.
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After that they had exciting adventures on an auto tour, and you can imagine what joy was theirs when they were given a Shetland pony, that was named Toby.
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But Bunker Blue has taken Toby down to the boat dock.
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He has to do some errands for my father, so we can't have Toby.
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It was near Toby's oat bin.
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For, standing in the doorway of the classroom, which was on the ground floor, was Toby, the Brown's Shetland pony.
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This was very true, and they were all wondering how it had happened that Toby had followed the children.
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I left him in front of the hardware store while I went in to get something for your father, Bunny, and when I came out Toby had slipped from his halter.
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Come along, Toby," he added.
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Toby whinnied, which was his way of laughing, I suppose, and then Bunker Blue led him forth from the classroom.
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The appearance of Toby seemed to have had a good effect, for Bobbie began again about Mary and her lamb, and gave all the verses, without forgetting a single line.
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But how did you know Bunker had Toby out?
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Just before supper Bunker Blue came back with Toby, and the children were allowed to hitch the Shetland pony to the basket cart.
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Examples of Toby

Example #1
Borrow's account of his father's death is a highly affecting piece of English.
Example #2
A homage of another sort, fully recognised and declared, was that paid to the great work of Defoe, and to the spirit of strange and romantic enterprise which it aroused in its reader.
Example #3
THE MISSING DATA OF A SCIENTIFIC NATURAL HISTORY OF MARRIAGE.
Example #4
And the laboring class is divided into the respectable section which takes the tradesman's view, and the disreputable section which enjoys the license of the plutocracy without its money: creeping below the law as its exemplars prance above it; cutting down all expenses of respectability and even decency; and frankly accepting squalor and disrepute as the price of anarchic self-indulgence.
Example #5
But Captain Adam's the man for such and I mean to work 'em daily, each and every, at my guns as soon as we be well at sea.
Example #6
Saying which he nodded, gave a hitch to his wide galligaskins and rolled away.