1. Having (such or so many) toes; chiefly used in composition; as, narrow- toed, four-toed.
2. (Carp.) Having the end secured by nails driven obliquely, said of a board, plank, or joist serving as
a brace, and in general of any part of a frame secured to other parts by diagonal nailing.
(To-fall") n. (Arch.) A lean- to. See Lean-to.
(Tof"fee Tof"fy) , n. Taffy. [Eng.]
(To*fore" To*forn") , prep. & adv. [AS. toforan. See To, prep., Fore.] Before. [Obs.]
Toforn him goeth the loud minstrelsy.Chaucer.
Would thou wert as thou tofore hast been!Shak.
(Toft) n. [OE. toft a knoll; akin to LG. toft a field hedged in, not far from a house, Icel. topt a green
knoll, grassy place, place marked out for a house, Dan. toft.]
1. A knoll or hill. [Obs.] "A tower on a toft." Piers Plowman.
2. A grove of trees; also, a plain. [Prov. Eng.]
3. (O. Eng. Law) A place where a messuage has once stood; the site of a burnt or decayed house.
(Toft"man) n.; pl. Toftmen The owner of a toft. See Toft, 3.
(||To"fus) n. [L., tufa.]
2. (Min.) Tufa. See under Tufa, and Toph.
||Toga prætexta. [L.], a toga with a broad purple border, worn by children of both sexes, by magistrates,
and by persons engaged in sacred rites. ||Toga virilis [L.], the manly gown; the common toga. This
was assumed by Roman boys about the time of completing their fourteenth year.
(||To"ga) n.; pl. E. Togas L. Togæ [L., akin to tegere to cover. See Thatch.] (Rom. Antiq.) The
loose outer garment worn by the ancient Romans, consisting of a single broad piece of woolen cloth of
a shape approaching a semicircle. It was of undyed wool, except the border of the toga prætexta.
(To"ga*ted) a. [L. togatus, from toga a toga.] Dressed in a toga or gown; wearing a gown; gowned.
[R.] Sir M. Sandys.
(To"ged) a. Togated. [Obs. or R.] Shak.
(To*geth"er) adv. [OE. togedere, togidere, AS. togædere, togædre, togadere; to to + gador
together. &radic29. See To, prep., and Gather.]
1. In company or association with respect to place or time; as, to live together in one house; to live together
in the same age; they walked together to the town.
Soldiers can never stand idle long together.Landor.