verb (used without object), hill·topped, hill·top·ping.
  1. Fox Hunting.
    1. to follow the progress of a hunt on horseback but without jumping.
    2. to follow the hunt on foot or in an automobile.

Origin of hilltop

1375–1425; late Middle English. See hill, top1
Related formshill·top·per, noun
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Word Origin and History for hilltopper



c.1400, from hill + top (n.).

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