Browning also revealed the unassuming party favors: tote bags and calendars.
The resulting product is a “clutch that pulls out and becomes a tote.”
The dark-suited security guys rushed forward to tote the offenders from the room.
We regret the interpretation of this tote's design and apologize for any misunderstanding.
One year, each competitor had to tote around not only a tree stump but also a bicycle frame for hours.
So well just tote the little gal home to the Three Bars with us.
"tote on mama," cried the child hurriedly, as if it felt there was no time to be lost.
Look yer, Mas'r Benton, if you's gwine to dip in an' swar, I'll tote long by myself.
Hold your coat for the rabbits while I tote this thing up to Hardman's house.
At the point where the tote road had been widened, there was a triple string of broad wheeled flat cars loaded with lumber.
"to carry," 1670s, of unknown origin; originally attested in Virginia, but OED discounts the popular theory of its origin in a W.African language (cf. Kikongo tota "pick up," Kimbundu tuta "carry, load," related to Swahili tuta "pile up, carry"). Related: Toted; toting. Tote bag is first recorded 1900.
Total; add up to: How much does it tote? (1760+)
(also tote board) A totalizator, a machine that displays odds at a racetrack
[1950+; totalizator is found by 1879]