treetop [tree-top] ExamplesWord Origin noun

  1. the top or uppermost branches of a tree.

Origin of treetop First recorded in 1520–30; tree + top1 Examples from the Web for treetop Historical Examples of treetop

  • The Monkey, who is the most imitative of animals, descended from the treetop and endeavored to do as they had done.

    Aesop’s Fables


  • One instance each of treetop, tree top and tree-top were retained.

    The Little Mother Goose


  • Out from the treetop came Collington and asked what they were doing.

    Lippincott’s Magazine, Vol. 26, August, 1880


  • From the treetop come the sweet songs of the oriole and robin.

    Conservation Reader

    Harold W. Fairbanks

  • From treetop I watched one trail where it was crossed by a stream.

    Watched by Wild Animals

    Enos A. Mills

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