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treetop

[tree-top] /ˈtriˌtɒp/
noun
1.
the top or uppermost branches of a tree.
Origin of treetop
1520-1530
1520-30; tree + top1
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  • I could land Del even with the treetop cast, but the trout refused to be allured.

    The Tent Dwellers Albert Bigelow Paine
  • One instance each of treetop, tree top and tree-top were retained.

  • He set her once more in the treetop, and disappeared from her sight.

    The Blue Moon Laurence Housman
  • Out from the treetop came Collington and asked what they were doing.

  • The Monkey, who is the most imitative of animals, descended from the treetop and endeavored to do as they had done.

  • This is followed by a sunning on the earth or an airing in a treetop.

    Watched by Wild Animals Enos A. Mills
  • You should use the treetop cast—straight up in the air, when there's a man behind you.

    The Tent Dwellers Albert Bigelow Paine
  • From treetop I watched one trail where it was crossed by a stream.

    Watched by Wild Animals Enos A. Mills
  • In the treetop the cubs remained for hours, not once descending to the earth.

    Watched by Wild Animals Enos A. Mills
  • I believe that I can reach the shore by climbing from one treetop to another.

    The Dare Boys in Virginia Stephen Angus Cox

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