Definition of Tossings

1. Noun. (plural of tossing) ¹



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Definition of Tossings

1. tossing [n] - See also: tossing

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tossings

tossels
tossen
tossers
tosses
tosses and turns
tosses around
tosses off
tossier
tossiest
tossily
tossing
tossing and turning
tossing around
tossing off
tossings (current term)
tosspiece
tosspot
tosspots
tossup
tossups
tossy
tost
tostada
tostadas
tostado
tostados
tostart
tostone
tostones

Literary usage of Tossings

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1. Memoirs of Richard Cumberland by Richard Cumberland (1807)
"Whilst all beneath him, as he flies, « Dire are the tossings, deep die cries, '•'• The landscape darkens and the season dies—" &c. &c. ..."

2. Travels in Siberia by S. S. Hill (1854)
"Further Upsets.— Change Places with the Courier.— Several tossings in the Snow.— Dangerous Position of my Fellow-passengers from Drinking. ..."

3. The Works of William E. Channing, D.D. by William Ellery Channing (1894)
"Without the tossings of another voyage, he has entered a secure haven. The fever no longer burns in his veins ; the hollow and deep voice no longer sends ..."

4. Memoirs of John Evelyn ...: Comprising His Diary, from 1641-1705-6, and a by John Evelyn (1827)
"Thus ended this honorable person, after so many changes and tossings to and fro, in the same house where he was borne. " Lord teach us so to number our days ..."

5. Memoirs of John Evelyn ...: Comprising His Diary, from 1641-1705-6. And a by John Evelyn (1871)
"Im'oderate fees, tedious & ruinous delays, & tossings from court to court before an easy cause, which might be determin'd by honest gentlemen ..."

6. The Scottish Minstrel: The Songs of Scotland Subsequent to Burns by Charles Rogers (1882)
"Soon, all weary tossings o'er. We shall rest on Canaan's shore ; Rest, rejoicing ever more, And adore ! JAMES SMITH, ONE of the most ingenious of living ..."

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