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  1. the top or uppermost branches of a tree.
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Origin of treetop

First recorded in 1520–30; tree + top1
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Examples from the Web for treetop

Historical Examples

  • The Monkey, who is the most imitative of animals, descended from the treetop and endeavored to do as they had done.

    Aesop's Fables


  • One instance each of treetop, tree top and tree-top were retained.

  • Out from the treetop came Collington and asked what they were doing.

  • From the treetop come the sweet songs of the oriole and robin.

    Conservation Reader

    Harold W. Fairbanks

  • From treetop I watched one trail where it was crossed by a stream.