Tote \Tote\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Toted
; p. pr. & vb. n.
.] [Said to be of African origin.]
To carry or bear; as, to tote a child over a stream; to tote
a gun on one's hip; -- a colloquial word originating in the
Southern States, and used there esp. by ##censored##es, now common
throughout the U. S.
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