Toddy bird(Zoöl.), a weaver bird of the East Indies and India: — so called from its fondness for the juice of the palm.Toddy cat(Zoöl.), the common paradoxure; the palm cat.

(To-do") n. [To + do. Cf. Ado.] Bustle; stir; commotion; ado. [Colloq.]

(To"dy) n.; pl. Todies [Cf. NL. todus, F. todier, G. todvogel.] (Zoöl.) Any one of several species of small insectivorous West Indian birds of the genus Todus. They are allied to the kingfishers.

(Toe) n. [OE. too, taa, AS. ta; akin to D. teen, G. zehe, OHG. zeha, Icel. ta, Sw. , Dan. taa; of uncertain origin. &radic60.]

1. (Anat.) One of the terminal members, or digits, of the foot of a man or an animal. "Each one, tripping on his toe." Shak.

2. (Zoöl.) The fore part of the hoof or foot of an animal.

3. Anything, or any part, corresponding to the toe of the foot; as, the toe of a boot; the toe of a skate.

4. (Mach.) (a) The journal, or pivot, at the lower end of a revolving shaft or spindle, which rests in a step. (b) A lateral projection at one end, or between the ends, of a piece, as a rod or bolt, by means of which it is moved. (c) A projection from the periphery of a revolving piece, acting as a cam to lift another piece.

Toe biter(Zoöl.), a tadpole; a polliwig.Toe drop(Med.), a morbid condition of the foot in which the toe is depressed and the heel elevated, as in talipes equinus. See Talipes.

(Toe), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Toed ; p. pr. & vb. n. Toeing.] To touch or reach with the toes; to come fully up to; as, to toe the mark.

(Toe), v. i. To hold or carry the toes (in a certain way).

To-day to Tolerant

(To-day") adv. [AS. to dæg. See To, prep., and Day.] On this day; on the present day.

Worcester's horse came but to-day.

(To-day"), n. The present day.

On to-day
Is worth for me a thousand yesterdays.

(Tod"dle) v. i. [imp. & p. p. Toddled ; p. pr. & vb. n. Toddling ] [Akin to tottle, totter.] To walk with short, tottering steps, as a child.

(Tod"dle), n. A toddling walk. Trollope.

(Tod"dler) n. One who toddles; especially, a young child. Mrs. Gaskell.

(Tod"dy) n. [Formed from Hind. tai the juice of the palmyra tree, popularly, toddy, fr. ta the palmyra tree, Skr. tala.]

1. A juice drawn from various kinds of palms in the East Indies; or, a spirituous liquor procured from it by fermentation.

2. A mixture of spirit and hot water sweetened.

Toddy differs from grog in having a less proportion of spirit, and is being made hot and sweetened.

  By PanEris using Melati.

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