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tosspot

[taws-pot, tos-]
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noun
  1. a tippler; drunkard.
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Origin of tosspot

First recorded in 1560–70; toss + pot1
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Historical Examples

  • One of their number rejoiced in the euphonious cognomen of "Tosspot."

    Traditions, Superstitions and Folk-lore

    Charles Hardwick


British Dictionary definitions for tosspot

tosspot

noun
  1. archaic, or literary a habitual drinker
  2. British slang a stupid or contemptible person
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