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Top Top, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Topped}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Topping}.] 1. To rise aloft; to be eminent; to tower; as, lofty ridges and topping mountains. --Derham. [1913 Webster]

2. To predominate; as, topping passions. ``Influenced by topping uneasiness.'' --Locke. [1913 Webster]

3. To excel; to rise above others. [1913 Webster]

But write thy, and top. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

4. (Golf) To strike a ball above the center. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

5. (Naut.) To rise at one end, as a yard; -- usually with up. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]


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