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  • n. Alternative form of round-top.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A top; a platform at a masthead; -- so called because formerly round in shape.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Nautical, a platform at the masthead; a top.
  • n. In heraldry, an inclosed circular platform, like a large flat tub, set upon the top of a pole, which pole is shown to be a mast by having a small yard with furled sail attached put across it, usually at an angleā€”the whole being a conventional representation of an ancient round top of a ship.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a canvas tent to house the audience at a circus performance


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