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Alternative clues for the word toad
Goose : gaggle :: ___ : knot
"The Wind in the Willows" character
Wart giver, in old wives' tales
Kenneth Grahame character
It takes grubs for grub
Mr. ___ of "The Wind in the Willows"
Prey for a hognose snake
Horse : herd :: ___ : knot
Cousin of a frog
Kenneth Grahame's ___ Hall
Wart causer, in legend
Herd : horse :: knot : ___
Its eye may be part of a witch's brew
Moneybags in "The Wind in the Willows"
Wart cause, in folklore
Relative of a frog
"The Wind in the Willows" hopper
Creature known scientifically as Bufo bufo
Pod : whale :: knot : ___
Horned ___ (certain lizard)
*Prey for a garter snake
Prey for a heron or garter snake
Amphibian that doesn't really cause warts
Any of various tailless stout-bodied amphibians with long hind limbs for leaping
Semiaquatic and terrestrial species
Word with stone or stool
Kind of stool
Friend of 35 Across
"The Wind in the Willows" hero
Object of disgust
Horned _____ (lizard)
"The Wind in the Willows" critter
Hog-nosed snake's prey
Prince in disguise
Agua or bufo
Object of aversion
Word with hop or tree
Bufo or agua
Tree or hop
His pad's the pond, at times
Word definitions for toad in dictionaries
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Word definitions in Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
noun COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS ■ NOUN spadefoot ▪ It is typical of species that breed in short-lived pools, like the spadefoot toad . ▪ Western spadefoot toads burrow into the wash bottom, emerging to produce another batch of mosquito larvae-eating tadpoles...
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Word definitions in The Collaborative International Dictionary
Toad \Toad\, n. [OE. tode, tade, AS. t[=a]die, t[=a]dige; of unknown origin. Cf. Tadpole .] (Zo["o]l.) Any one of numerous species of batrachians belonging to the genus Bufo and allied genera, especially those of the family Bufonid[ae] . Toads are generally...
Word definitions in Wiktionary
n. 1 An amphibian similar to a frog with shorter back legs and a drier, more ragged skin. 2 A very unpleasant man.
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
Word definitions in Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
c.1300, from late Old English tadige , tadie , of unknown origin and according to OED with no known cognates outside English. Applied to loathsome persons from 1560s. Toad-strangler "heavy rain" is from 1919, U.S. Southern dialectal.
Word definitions in WordNet
n. any of various tailless stout-bodied amphibians with long hind limbs for leaping; semiaquatic and terrestrial species [syn: frog , toad frog , anuran , batrachian , salientian ]
Word definitions in Wikipedia
A toad is any of a number of species of amphibians in the order Anura (frogs) that are characterized by dry, leathery skin, short legs, and parotoid glands .
Usage examples of toad.
Ayla missed the chorus of marsh frogs, though the flutey trill of variegated toads was still a refrain in the aleatoric medley of night music.
Pawnbroker Fang, who will sell the root to somebody like the Ancestress, who will squat like a huge venomous toad upon a folk deity whose sole purpose in life is to aid the pure in heart.
Some areolar tissue free from elastic tissue was next procured from the visceral cavity of a toad, and moderately sized, as well as very small, bits were placed on five leaves.
The moment a man answered her right back instead of getting his dander up, why, she flashed a smile fit to charm the warts off a toad.
No---if that had happened, Trent would have turned Fanchon into a toad and stepped on her---and he would not have bothered to keep Bink prisoner.
Steroids similar to those in the cardiac glycosides are found in the secretions of the salivary glands of toads, and these are called toad poisons.
An eyeless white toad burped greasily at him from the top of a deformed skull.
Certain fish and toads that live in desert regions hibernate for long years, until the erratic rainfall returns and summons them back to life.
There was something about his manner, the movement of his eyes, the quality of his smile, that reminded her of the toads that hid in the mud during the rainy season, only their eyes showing as they lurked for bugs.
Once the grinning idol of Hoom, devil god of the Chac Yuul, had leered down upon the splendid hall, squatting like a huge, obscene toad atop the dais of many steps.
And he has the same capacity for constant incredible sweating that always made Marlon Bain look to Hal, both on-court and off-, like a toad hunched moist and unblinking in humid shade.
Nature herself probably was dreaming of that first maternity when she evolved the Surinam toad of the isthmian countries to the south of here, that fantastic toad which bears its babes through the skin of its back.
When Cullen wrote his Materia Medica, he had seriously to assail the practice of giving burnt toad, which was still countenanced by at least one medical authority of note.
In Natterjack toads, for example, males produce booming calls to attract females.
Then he kicked himself to a sitting position, squatted there like a toad and looked steadily at Tressa Norne out of small red-rimmed eyes.