Toping
Tope Tope, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Toped} (t[=o]pt); p. pr. & vb. n. {Toping}.] [F. t[^o]per to cover a stake in playing at dice, to accept an offer, t[^o]pe agreed!; -- perhaps imitative of the sound of striking hands on concluding a bargain. From being used in English as a drinking term, probably at first in accepting a toast.] To drink hard or frequently; to drink strong or spiritous liquors to excess. [1913 Webster]

If you tope in form, and treat. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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