v.— «The nickname, pronounced like “taco,” is a combination of the words “took” and “hocked” and means taking something without permission—but not quite stealing. Sullivan said his father got the nickname by “toccoing” fruit from a local produce stand.» —“Same as he ever was, Justice Sullivan plans for retirement” by Matt Apuzzo in Hartford, Connecticut Boston Globe (Massachusetts) Apr. 12, 2006. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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