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topside

[ top-sahyd ]
/ ˈtɒpˌsaɪd /
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noun
adjective
of, relating to, or located on the topside.
of the most authoritative rank.
adverb
Also topsides . up on the deck: He left the engine room and went topside.
to, toward, or at the topside.
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Origin of topside

First recorded in 1670–80; top1 + side1
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British Dictionary definitions for topside

topside
/ (ˈtɒpˌsaɪd) /

noun
the uppermost side of anything
British and NZ a lean cut of beef from the thigh containing no bone
(often plural)
  1. the part of a ship's sides above the waterline
  2. the parts of a ship above decks
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