on one's tod

adj
alone, on one's own. The phrase is rhyming slang from 'Tod Sloan', the name of an American jockey active at the turn of the 20th century.

Contemporary slang . 2014.

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  • on one's tod — Brit. informal on one s own. → tod …   English new terms dictionary

  • on one's tod — Phrs. Alone. Rhyming slang from Tod Sloan, the name of an American jockey …   English slang and colloquialisms

  • on one's tod — adjective on ones own, alone Syn: on ones own …   Wiktionary

  • tod — n. Brit. sl. Phrases and idioms: on one s tod alone; on one s own. Etymology: 20th c.: perh. f. rhyming sl. on one s Tod Sloan (name of a jockey) …   Useful english dictionary

  • tod — noun (in phr. on one s tod) Brit. informal on one s own. Origin 1930s: from rhyming sl. Tod Sloan, an American jockey …   English new terms dictionary

  • Tod (Sloan) — n British See on one s tod …   Contemporary slang

  • tod — Noun. See on one s tod …   English slang and colloquialisms

  • Tod Stiles — Tod was one of three main regular characters on the program, and the only one to appear in all 116 episodes of the show s four seasons.Character historyTod was born March 12, 1936, in New York (although he gives his birthplace as Connecticut on… …   Wikipedia

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  • Tod Goldberg — (1971 ) is an American author and journalist, best known for his novels Fake Liar Cheat (Pocket Books/MTV) and Living Dead Girl (Soho Press), and the short story collection Simplify (OV Books). He is the brother of novelist Lee Goldberg and… …   Wikipedia

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