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toby

[ toh-bee ]
/ ˈtoʊ bi /
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noun, plural to·bies.
Also Toby, Toby jug . a mug in the form of a stout old man wearing a three-cornered hat.
Older Slang. a long, slender, cheap cigar.
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Origin of toby

First recorded in 1830–40; generic use of proper name, short for Tobias

Other definitions for toby (2 of 2)

Toby
[ toh-bee ]
/ ˈtoʊ bi /

noun, plural To·bies for 3.
a male given name, form of Tobias.
a female given name.
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British Dictionary definitions for toby

toby
/ (ˈtəʊbɪ) /

noun plural -bies
a water stopcock at the boundary of a street and house section
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