But this new film, with its popular, family-friendly source material and great cast, stands a great chance of topping it.
While the tart is baking, mix together the almonds, brown sugar, and egg whites to make the topping.
The death toll is topping 600 in Cairo—and what can the administration do?
It was the most expensive Senate race in history, topping $113 million, of which more than $80 million came from outside groups.
Yet at the same time, there is no topping the radical quality of the Snowden-led rebellion against omniscient rule.
It was a topping moonlight night, and we carried on long conversations, and kept singing to each other and cheering.
Jack Cardigan called it "stunning," "ripping," "topping," and "corking."
Let the topping and training be the same as directed for the early ones.
topping has gone to the dentist, Monsieur; 'e 'as the toothache.
It was a white helmet, topping the uniform of a cavalry officer.
"highest point," Old English top "summit, crest, tuft," from Proto-Germanic *tuppaz (cf. Old Norse toppr "tuft of hair," Old Frisian top "tuft," Old Dutch topp, Dutch top, Old High German zopf "end, tip, tuft of hair," German Zopf "tuft of hair"); no certain connections outside Germanic except a few Romanic words probably borrowed from Germanic.
Few Indo-European languages have a word so generic, which can be used of the upper part or surface of just about anything. More typical is German, which has Spitze for sharp peaks (mountains), oberfläche for the upper surface of flat things (such as a table). Top dog first attested 1900; top-drawer (1920) is from British expression out of the top drawer "upper-class."
"toy that spins on a point," late Old English top, probably a special use of top (n.1), but the modern word is perhaps via Old French topet, which is from a Germanic source akin to the root of English top (n.1). As a type of seashell, first recorded 1680s.
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