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  • adj. (of shoes or boots) having relatively high uppers


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  • Many Key West natives assert that tradition dictates a high-topped meringue, made with egg whites and sugar.

    Real-Deal Key Lime Pie

  • For the cost of a pair of Nike Airs (and various other supplies), you can be the envy of anyone who ever owned, pined for or saw high-topped shoes.

    Homemade Power Laces Are A Blast From The Past (VIDEO)

  • He wore the typical western costume of blue woolen shirt, denim pants, floppy hat, and high-topped boots, accessorized with a scruffy red beard hanging halfway down his chest and a big navy revolver stuffed into his belt.


  • I follow his gaze and see Tyler standing in the corner, huddled around a high-topped table with a bunch of his friends.

    One Night That Changes Everything

  • A postwar statue of Stuart, showing his familiar uniform, with high-topped boots, sword, revolver, and plumed hat.

    Cavalryman of the Lost Cause

  • He wears a handsome doublet, broad breeches, and high-topped seven-league boots.

    Champlain's Dream

  • He blinked, willing his heavy wool jacket and trousers to fall off along with his belt and high-topped boots.

    The Haunting

  • Given what Maggie had just experienced, the old girl might be having one hell of a party inside her high-topped elastic-waist pants.

    The Haunting

  • The high-topped running shoes Justin had worn when he came up to Elizabeth were good enough for almost anything.

    The Disunited States of America

  • She provided street clothing for them—berets, long jackets, and high-topped European shoes—and sent them on their way with the warning to be careful not to act too “American” by chewing gum or jingling loose change in their pockets.

    Masters of the Air


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