Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The topsheet of the steam-dome on a boiler.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Zubaydah kisseth the earth before thee and saith to thee, Thou knowest she hath bidden make this crown, which lacketh a great jewel for its dome-top; and she hath made search among her treasures, but cannot find a jewel of size to suit her mind.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • M had built a beautiful little one foot wide octagonal oculus or dome-top window to sit high over the pit where the red hot rocks go and provide a little natural late afternoon light from the sun, or at night from the moon something like this one although just a wee bit smaller.

    Archive 2007-04-01

  • His father has arrived, setting his dome-top lunchbox on the counter.

    Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine

  • As one approaches my little city from the sea on a summer's day, one sees only the tall, round clump of trees on the ramparts and, overtopping it, the old bell-tower with its fantastically shaped and ornamented stories and dome-top of deep cobalt blue.

    The Bride of Dreams

  • So she pursued: It hath reached me, O auspicious King, that the youth said to the Caliph, "The Lady Zubaydah kisseth the earth before thee and saith to thee, Thou knowest she hath bidden make this crown, which lacketh a great jewel for its dome-top; and she hath made search among her treasures, but cannot find a jewel of size to suit her mind."

    Arabian nights. English

  • A gaudy parrot in a burnished cage upon the table tears at the wires with her beak, and goes walking, upside down, in its dome-top, shaking her house and screeching; but Mr Carker is indifferent to the bird, and looks with a musing smile at a picture on the opposite wall.

    Dombey and Son

  • From the oversized sinks to the stainless steel dome-top trash receptacles, it was all high quality.

    PoopReport.com

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