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round top

noun
  1. a platform round the masthead of a sailing ship
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Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

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  • I'd be lost in a place like that—me in a sack suit and round-top dicer!

    Shorty McCabe

    Sewell Ford

  • There are nine stamens, with threadlike filaments, often hairy, and a three-parted style with round-top stigmas.

  • Aids were coming and going; a signal-officer in the yard was waving his flags in response to one on Round-top.

    The Boys of '61

    Charles Carleton Coffin.

  • On the 1st of August, 1498, the man stationed at the round-top surprised them with the joyful cry of "Land!"

  • Meanwhile, in the grassy hollow between two round-top hills the bands of Elk and Grayman were gathered in extraordinary council.