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a top that hums as it spins
THINGAMABOB OR THINGUMMY: CAN YOU DISTINGUISH BETWEEN THE US AND UK TERMS IN THIS QUIZ?
Do you know the difference between everyday US and UK terminology? Test yourself with this quiz on words that differ across the Atlantic.
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In the UK, COTTON CANDY is more commonly known as…
Words nearby humming top
hummel, hummer, humming, hummingbird, hummingbird moth, humming top, hummock, hummus, humongous, humor, humoral
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How to use humming top in a sentence
Think of that great General Washington on a white horse once playing with a little humming top like yours!The Story Hour|Nora A. Smith
I guess she never had to give her humming-top to quiet the baby, and had the paint all sucked off.Little Ferns For Fanny's Little Friends|Fanny Fern
Then he took from his pocket a beautiful new humming top, and said, "Here is your birthday present."Little Frankie on a Journey|Madeline Leslie
A humming-top on the subject would have been precisely as instructive and convincing.
A humming-top, whose key had departed, lay side by side with a shuttlecock that had been shorn of half its feathers.Tales of the Toys, Told by Themselves|Frances Freeling Broderip