- a tuft of hair growing on the top of the head.
- hair fashioned into a knob or ball on top of the head.
- a tuft or crest of feathers on the head of a bird.
- a knot or bow of ribbon worn on the top of the head.
- a crest, tuft, decorative bow, chignon, etc, on the top of the head
- any of several European flatfishes of the genus Zeugopterus and related genera, esp Z. punctatus, which has an oval dark brown body marked with darker blotches: family Bothidae (turbot, etc)