Origin of spadefoot toad
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In May, the head of Guerreros Unidos, Mario Casarrubias Salgado, aka the Beautiful Toad, was arrested.
Not every estate owner was responsible; inheritance often entailed no more business sense than a Bertie Wooster or Mr. Toad.The Sad Fate of ‘Downton Abbey’ Estates: ‘Felling the Ancient Oaks’|Anthony Paletta|June 22, 2012|DAILY BEAST
It is a combination of the words cesso (toilet) and rospo (toad).
In the old days every great man kept a toad-eater; sometimes his functions were highly paid—Wolff's are, I fancy.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills
The thick torso of a man who squatted like a toad could be seen partly emerging from the shrubs.
Tressan was ugly as a toad, the most absurd, ridiculous bridegroom that ever led woman to the altar.St. Martin's Summer|Rafael Sabatini
His face was, moreover, mottled with dusky spots, so that he reminded the spectator of a frog or a toad.
The venomous old toad made a supreme effort and whispered, "Suppose she should die?"