Definition of Toss. Meaning of Toss. Synonyms of Toss

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Definition of Toss

Toss
Toss Toss, n. 1. A throwing upward, or with a jerk; the act of tossing; as, the toss of a ball. 2. A throwing up of the head; a particular manner of raising the head with a jerk. --Swift.
Toss
Toss Toss, v. i. 1. To roll and tumble; to be in violent commotion; to write; to fling. To toss and fling, and to be restless, only frets and enreges our pain. --Tillotson. 2. To be tossed, as a fleet on the ocean. --Shak. To toss for, to throw dice or a coin to determine the possession of; to gamble for. To toss up, to throw a coin into the air, and wager on which side it will fall, or determine a question by its fall. --Bramsion.
Toss
Toss Toss, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Tossed ; (less properly Tost ); p. pr. & vb. n. Tossing.] [ W. tosiaw, tosio, to jerk, toss, snatch, tosa quick jerk, a toss, a snatch. ] 1. To throw with the hand; especially, to throw with the palm of the hand upward, or to throw upward; as, to toss a ball. 2. To lift or throw up with a sudden or violent motion; as, to toss the head. He tossed his arm aloft, and proudly told me, He would not stay. --Addison. 3. To cause to rise and fall; as, a ship tossed on the waves in a storm. We being exceedingly tossed with a tempeat. --Act xxvii. 18. 4. To agitate; to make restless. Calm region once, And full of peace, now tossed and turbulent. --Milton. 5. Hence, to try; to harass. Whom devils fly, thus is he tossed of men. --Herbert. 6. To keep in play; to tumble over; as, to spend four years in tossing the rules of grammar. [Obs.] --Ascham. To toss off, to drink hastily. To toss the cars.See under Oar, n.

Meaning of Toss from wikipedia

- Toss, Tossed or Tossing may refer to: Places in the canton of Zürich, Switzerland Töss, a district of the city of Winterthur Töss (river) Töss Valley Film...
- The caber toss is a traditional Scottish athletic event in which competitors toss a large tapered pole called a "caber". It is normally practised at the...
- Cornhole (also known regionally as bags, sack toss, or bean bag) is a lawn game in which players take turns throwing bags of plastic resin (or bean bags)...
- Coin flipping, coin tossing, or heads or tails is the practice of throwing a coin in the air and checking which side is showing when it lands, in order...
- Knight Riders won the toss and elected to field. Mumbai Indians won the toss and elected to field. Rajasthan Royals won the toss and elected to field....
- Ladder toss (also known as ladder ball, ladder golf, ball rope and hillbilly golf and other names) is a lawn game pla**** by throwing bolas (two balls connected...
- Toss bombing (sometimes known as loft bombing, and by the U.S. Air Force as the Low Altitude Bombing System, LABS) is a method of bombing where the attacking...
- A ring toss is a game where rings are tossed around a peg. It is common at carnivals. A variant, sometimes referred to as "ring-a-bottle", replaces pegs...
- won the toss and elected to bat. Sri Lanka won the toss and elected to field. England won the toss and elected to field. India won the toss and elected...
- length. Before a match begins, the team captains (who are also players) toss a coin to decide which team will bat first and so take the first innings...
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