- a person stationed for duty in a top.
Origin of topman
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“The topman was right, sir, you see,” he said to Captain Farmer.Crown and Anchor
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There was Topman and Mrs. Topman, moving here and there in all the elegance of full dress.
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The lieutenant smiled; he was not accustomed to hear a topman have a mister put to his name.Will Weatherhelm