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To Top (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

To Top

To cheat, or trick: also to insult: he thought to have topped upon me. Top; the signal among taylors for snuffing the candles: he who last pronounces that word word, is obliged to get up and perform the operation.— to be topped; to be hanged. The cove was topped for smashing queerscreens; he was hanged for uttering forged bank notes.

Definition taken from The 1811 Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue, originally by Francis Grose.

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