from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A variety of top, commonly of solid wood with a metal peg, which is spun by the rapid uncoiling of a string wound round it.
- n. plural A kind of trousers very wide at the top, and gradually narrowing till they become tight at the ankles: so called from their resemblance when on the person to the toy so named.
- Shaped like a child's top.
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