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Toad in a hole vs Toad in the hole

toad in a holemeat or sausages baked in paste:

  • It looks more like fish-in-a-pond than toad-in-a-hole: you forgot to turn the oven on.

toad in the hole

1. = toad in a hole:

  • To serve, cut the toad in the hole into sections with one or two sausages in each.

2. a game in which lead discs are thrown at holes in a wooden structure:

  • Toad-in-the-hole probably originated in Tudor times. Since then, it has been played in many parts of the world.

3. a form of hide-and-seek:

  • The children got tired playing toad in the hole in the deep weeds.