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topmost

[top-mohst or, esp. British, -muh st]
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adjective
  1. highest; uppermost.

Origin of topmost

First recorded in 1690–1700; top1 + -most
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Examples from the Web for topmost

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Historical Examples

  • These form the woods which sweep from rocky shore to topmost hill.

  • For one thing, at topmost speed, it took twenty minutes to dress.

  • Alice laughed in response, and chose the topmost letter of the packet.

    Alice Adams

    Booth Tarkington

  • They had reached the topmost story, and the Father had paused to recover breath.

    The Christian

    Hall Caine

  • John's cell was on the topmost floor, next to the quarters of the lay brothers.

    The Christian

    Hall Caine


British Dictionary definitions for topmost

topmost

adjective
  1. highest; at or nearest the top
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