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hilltop

[hil-top] /ˈhɪlˌtɒp/
noun
1.
the top or summit of a hill.
verb (used without object), hilltopped, hilltopping.
2.
Fox Hunting.
  1. to follow the progress of a hunt on horseback but without jumping.
  2. to follow the hunt on foot or in an automobile.
Origin
1375-1425
1375-1425; late Middle English. See hill, top1
Related forms
hilltopper, noun
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hilltop

n.

c.1400, from hill + top (n.).

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