Hundreds of millions of people were accustomed to toting these objects around, plugging them in to recharge them, and using them.
But Rachel, 19, was ready for her—she was toting a razor-sharp steak knife.
She went with her IV hidden under her dress uniform, toting a bag of medication.
You'll all be toting guns and grudges and trying to lynch each other.
He fixed it so as we could both go in with aperns on and toting vittles.
We kids use to make extra money by toting gravel in our aprons.
"If they think we're dead ducks they won't be toting the launcher," Prochaska said.
The women were to do the rest, even to toting the meat to our camp.
Why, it seems only a year ago that I was toting her about on my shoulders!
By taking turns at toting the thing, the boys got their venison to camp without very much trouble.
"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]