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Flip-Top

[flip-top] /ˈflɪpˌtɒp/
1.
a brand name for a cigarette box having a hinged upper lid or cover.
adjective
2.
(lowercase) pop-top (def 1).
noun
3.
(lowercase) pop-top (defs 2, 3).

pop-top

[pop-top] /ˈpɒpˌtɒp/
adjective
1.
(of a can) having a top with a tab or ring that when pulled up or off exposes a precut hole or peels off the entire lid.
noun
2.
Also, pop top. a can having such a top:
drinking beer from a pop-top.
3.
the top itself.
4.
the tab or ring fastener, especially when removed from such a can:
a vest made entirely of pop-tops.
Also called pull-top, flip-top.
Origin
1965-1970
1965-70, Americanism
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pop-top

noun
  1. A small sailboat, camper, etc, whose top rises to provide headroom and sleeping room
  2. (also flip-top) A beverage can with a preperforated opening and a ringlike lever on the top for access to the liquid (1970+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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