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a (real) toad-strangler
A particularly heavy or torrential downpour of rain. (Chiefly heard in the southern United States.) It's a real toad-strangler out there today—looks like we'll have to have our barbecue another day. There's no way I'm biking to work in a toad-strangler like this! That storm was a toad-strangler all right—I could hardly see the road in front of me on my drive!
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