1. a walker.
|New Dict. Cant (1795) n.p.: town todlers silly fellows, frequently taken-in by sharpers playing at different games.|
|Real Life in London I 559: I’m d—d if he was not up to slum, and he whiddied their wattles with the velvet, and floored the town toddlers easy enough.|
|Annals of Sporting 1 May 361/2: Chaff-cutting was the order of the day among the toddlers.|
|Bk of Sports 199: The arrival of [...] lots of toddlers, all out of breath to arrive in time to see the mill.|
|Era (London) 5 Dec. 11/3: Carriages, coaches, tandems, gigs, and horsemen, the ‘toddlers’ being as scarce as our present commercial demands.|
|Bell’s Life in Sydney 20 Mar. 2/6: The todlers [sic] who were rather late had some difficulty in working their way to the arena.|
|Fights for the Championship 117: The rain descended in torrents [...] soaking many of the ‘toddlers’ to the skin.|
|Ring Nov. 10: toddlers--Pedestrians.in|
2. (also toddle) a foot; often in pl.
|Life in London (1869) 278: Bill, at length, released the donkey’s toddler out of trouble.|
|Exeter & Plymouth Gaz. 23 June 3/2: The man stood firm on his toddlers.|
|Modern Flash Dict. 33: Toddlers – legs.|
|Flash Dict. in Sinks of London Laid Open [as cit. 1835].|
|New and Improved Flash Dict. n.p.: Toddles legs.|