Top"per (?), n.


One that tops, in any sense of the verb; specif.:


A cover of a top layer or part. [Colloq.]


One that excels, surpasses, or is extraordinary of its kind. [Slang]


Any device for cutting off tops; as, a turnip topper.


One who tops steel ingots.


A three-square float (file) used by comb makers.


A top hat. [Slang or Colloq.]


Tobacco left in the bottom of a pipe bowl; -- so called from its being often taken out and placed on top of the newly filled bowl. Also, a cigar stump. [Slang]


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