toby

[ toh-bee ]
/ ˈtoʊ bi /

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.

Origin of toby

First recorded in 1830–40; generic use of proper name, short for Tobias
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British Dictionary definitions for toby jug (1 of 2)

toby jug

noun

a beer mug or jug typically in the form of a stout seated man wearing a three-cornered hat and smoking a pipeAlso called: toby

Word Origin for toby jug

C19: from the familiar form of the Christian name Tobias

British Dictionary definitions for toby jug (2 of 2)

toby
/ (ˈtəʊbɪ) /

noun plural -bies

a water stopcock at the boundary of a street and house section
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