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Toss, 1) to throw: “my relief must not be --ed and turned to me in words, but find supply immediate,” Tim. II, 1, 26. “back do I t. these treasons to thy head,” Lr. V, 3, 146. “even now did the sea t. up upon our shore this chest,” Per. III, 2, 50 (M. Edd. t. upon our shore). “so huge a billow as --ed it upon shore,” Per. III, 2, 50 Especially, == to throw upward: “I will t. the rogue in a blanket,” H4B II, 4, 240. And == to throw up and down, to cause to rise and fall, to move to and fro: “what book is that she --eth so?” Tit. IV, 1, 41. particularly used of the rolling and tumbling motion of waves (cf. Seatost): he by waves from coast to coast is --ed, Per. II Prol. 34. “on the sea tumbled and --ed,” V Prol. 13 (Q1 we there him left, most M. Edd. we there him lost). participle and gerund passively: “your mind is --ing on the ocean,” Merch. I, 1, 8. “after your late --ing on the breaking seas,” R2 III, 2, 3. Metaphorically: “madly --ed between desire and dread,” Lucr. 171. “such a deal of spleen as you are --ed with,” H4A II, 3, 82. “often up and down my sons were --ed,” R3 II, 4, 58. “thou hadst been --ed from wrong to injury,” Per. V, 1, 131.
2) to carry triumphantly on a pike or anything similar: “good enough to t.” H4A IV, 2, 71. “a sceptre . . . on which I'll t. the flower-de-luce of France,” H6B V, 1, 11. “the soldiers should have --ed me on their pikes,” H6C I, 1, 244.
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