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tope


verb (used without object), toped, top·ing.

  1. to drink alcoholic liquor habitually and to excess.

verb (used with object), toped, top·ing.

  1. to drink (liquor) habitually and to excess.

noun

  1. a small shark, Galeorhinus galeus, inhabiting waters along the European coast.
  2. any of various related sharks of small to medium size.

noun

  1. (in Buddhist countries) a dome-shaped monument, usually for religious relics.

verb

  1. to consume (alcoholic drink) as a regular habit, usually in large quantities

noun

  1. a small grey requiem shark, Galeorhinus galeus, of European coastal waters
  2. any of various other small sharks

noun

  1. another name for a stupa
v.

“to drink heavily,” 1650s, of unknown origin, perhaps ultimately from Italian toppa “done!” a word signifying acceptance of a bet.

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