Usage examples for toadstool

  1. Heaven and the Czechs only know what meaning you would convey did you neglect this euphonious concatenation of consonants and simply say " rip"- probably something to cover the young person with confusion; but rightly pronounced, and with due regard to the soft but insistent sibilant, this mixture of sounds means- toadstool. – From a Terrace in Prague by Lieut.-Col. B. Granville Baker
  2. What a great toadstool! – The Story of Antony Grace by George Manville Fenn