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to·byalso To·by (tō′bē)
n. pl. to·bies also To·bies
A drinking mug, usually in the shape of a stout man wearing a large three-cornered hat.
[After Toby, a nickname for Tobias.]
n, pl -bies
(Civil Engineering) a water stopcock at the boundary of a street and house section
n., pl. -bies.
(often cap.) a mug in the form of a stout old man wearing a three-cornered hat.Also called to′by jug`.
[1830–40; generic use of proper name, short for Tobias]