from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The tip or point of an anglers' rod.
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Inside the voting booth, there are several cans with a funnel-top that you drop the marble into, each can marked with the name and picture of a candidate.
Now the bow cut the thick foliage like a knife, but there was no shock, and the _Mariella_, with trees and vines scraping her sides and rising almost to her funnel-top, shot into a broad lagoon that lay completely hidden by the dense foliage at the entrance.
The near shape of the enemy vessel swung close and past; and again and again I saw that we were over it, dropping down into the wide black opening of the funnel-top.