"I see it now," Alice remarked thoughtfully: "and what are toves?

"well, `toves' are something like badgers -- they're something like lizards -- and they're something like corkscrews."

"They must be very curious creatures."

"They are that," said Humpty Dumpty: "also they make their nests under sun-dials -- also they live on cheese."

By Lewis Carroll
from Through the Looking-Glass and What Alice Found There, 1872