toffy was one of the few men who in many years had trusted him, and he had been a good friend to Dick.
No one ever backed toffy, and no one believed in his best efforts.
It's been going on so long, Jane, and you 've all been so sorry for Mrs. Avory, and so sorry for toffy.'
And toffy determined that Mrs. Avory should have a good time for once.
Constable toffy did his best to make the matter clear to the miller, but failed utterly.
It was not toffy's fault upon this occasion that the motor-car came to grief.
Old-fashioned sweets were sold in it, and the place was long known as “Granny Bird's toffy shop.”
toffy was a man who could accommodate himself to every change of circumstance.
Constable toffy was shown into his study, and then the Vicar followed him.
He found that toffy and Ross were still enjoying their afternoon siesta.
1825, tuffy, toughy, southern British dialectal variant of taffy. Modern spelling first recorded 1862.
candy made from sugar or molasses, 1817, related to toffee, but of uncertain origin; perhaps associated with tafia (1763), a rum-like alcoholic liquor distilled from molasses, presumably of W.Indian or Malay origin (perhaps a Creole shortening of ratafia). On this theory, the candy would have been made from the syrup skimmed off the liquor during distillation.