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Meaning of TOPKNOT

Pronunciation:  'tâpnât

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  showy crest or knot of hair or feathers
  2. [n]  headdress consisting of a decorative ribbon or bow worn in the hair
 

TOPKNOT is a 7 letter word that starts with T.

 

 See Also: crest, headdress, headgear

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Top"knot`\, n.
1. 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. (Zo["o]l.) A small Europen flounder ({Rhoumbus
   punctatus}). The name is also applied to allied species.

 

 

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