The three-course meal that tops this list at more than four times the daily recommended caloric intake.
Texas now tops New York in population, and Florida should be there by 2020.
It appears from the tops that they refined the process of opening the cans.
It is filled with ivory lace boleros, rococo printed skirts and tops, and ribbon-embroidered jackets.
The tops of the lenses were tinted blue and the bottoms tinted pink.
Light was not gleaming over the tops of the forest next morning before I was on the beach ready to embark for Gallinas.
Now—there stood the wall, there stood the ash-trees and their tops were waving to and fro.
On the tops 381 of the poles were curious ornaments like caps, made of coloured cloth with flounces.
Already has not its aurora brightened the tops of my snow-covered mountains?
Numbers of little huts were seen perched on the tops and in the hollows of the hills.
"highest point," Old English top "summit, crest, tuft," from Proto-Germanic *tuppaz (cf. Old Norse toppr "tuft of hair," Old Frisian top "tuft," Old Dutch topp, Dutch top, Old High German zopf "end, tip, tuft of hair," German Zopf "tuft of hair"); no certain connections outside Germanic except a few Romanic words probably borrowed from Germanic.
Few Indo-European languages have a word so generic, which can be used of the upper part or surface of just about anything. More typical is German, which has Spitze for sharp peaks (mountains), oberfläche for the upper surface of flat things (such as a table). Top dog first attested 1900; top-drawer (1920) is from British expression out of the top drawer "upper-class."
"toy that spins on a point," late Old English top, probably a special use of top (n.1), but the modern word is perhaps via Old French topet, which is from a Germanic source akin to the root of English top (n.1). As a type of seashell, first recorded 1680s.
Without thought or calculation; impromptu: the doc's top-of-the-head opinion (1959+)
(also tootsie or tootsy or tootsiewootsie or tootsy-wootsy) A woman; doll • Often used in address, often disparagingly, and as a nickname: Not any more, toots, not any more, my precious darling angel/ How about one of those tootsiewootsies?/ He was also paying for a penthouse apartment on Park Avenue for his tootsie
[entry form 1936+, tootsie-wootsie 1895+; perhaps fr tootsie]