Rhoumbus punctatus
Topknot Top"knot`, n. 1. A crest or knot of feathers upon the head or top, as of a bird; also, an ornamental knot worn on top of the head, as by women. [1913 Webster]

A great, stout servant girl, with cheeks as red as her topknot. --Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster]

2. (Zo["o]l.) A small Europen flounder ({Rhoumbus punctatus}). The name is also applied to allied species. [1913 Webster]


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  • Topknot — Top knot , n. 1. A crest or knot of feathers upon the head or top, as of a bird; also, an ornamental knot worn on top of the head, as by women. [1913 Webster] A great, stout servant girl, with cheeks as red as her topknot. Sir W. Scott. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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