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TOSS'ING, participle present tense Throwing upward with a jerk; raising suddenly; as the head.

TOSS'ING, noun The act of throwing upward; a rising and falling suddenly; a rolling and tumbling.

Dire was the tossing deep the groans.

TOSS'-POT, noun [toss and pot.] A toper; one habitually given to strong drink.