"top" Definition

  1. the signal among tailors and sempstresses for snuffing the candle; one cries TOP, and all the others follow; he who last pronounces the word has to snuff the candle.

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Position in the dictionary: 3731 of 4022 slang words.
Next words in the dictionary: top up, top-dressing, top-heavy, top-sawyer, topped, topper, topsy-turvy, tormentors, torpids, toshers
Previous words in the dictionary: tootsies, tooth, tooley street tailor, tooler, tool, tony lumpkin, tongue, tommy-shop, tommy-master, tommy dodd

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