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toadtoad /təʊd $ toʊd/ noun [countable]  toad.jpg HBAa small animal that looks like a large frog and lives mostly on land
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toadAs they obeyed, Mungo could see that the sorcerer's apprentice was a toad, puffed up with fear or pride.The sound was something like a pond full of croaking toads.I abandoned the garden, which harboured the non-existent toad.When the bacteria reproduced, it reproduced the toad genes as well, creating a new type of bacteria.When the toad is attacked, this chemical weapon oozes out as a thick, creamy liquid.The toads at the revival meeting.
ToadToad  one of the main characters in the children's story The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth grahame. Toad is a rich, proud character who lives in a big house called Toad Hall and thinks he is very important.
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