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 Toby (the dog),Toddy. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Toby.
 
The high toby, the high-road the low toby, the by-road. A highwayman is a “high tobyman;” a mere footpad is a “low tobyman.”   1
        “So we can do a touch now … as well as you grand gentlemen on the high toby.”—Boldrewood: Robbery under Arms, chap. xxvi.
 


 Toby (the dog),Toddy. 

 
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