Top"knot` (?), n.


A crest or knot of feathers upon the head or top, as of a bird; also, an orgamental knot worn on top of the head, as by women.

A great, stout servant girl, with cheeks as red as her topknot. Sir W. Scott.

2. Zool.

A small Europen flounder (Rhoumbus punctatus). The name is also applied to allied species.


© Webster 1913.

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