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  • n. Used other than as an idiom: see top,‎ edge.
  • n. The edge of a bat farthest from the ground.
  • n. A deflection of a ball off of the top edge of a bat, into the air and potentially for a catch.
  • v. To hit the ball with the top edge of the bat.


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  • Around the top edge of the sides, where the roof met the walls, hung fistsized multicolored tassels and streamers that marked the traveling palace of the emperor.

    Men Don't Leave Me

  • My fingers just brushed the hot metal of his breastplate-then caught the top edge of the beaten steel.

    Father Swarat

  • Maybe Mr. Moribund would place his hands on the window's top edge — and then Stephen could roll it up real fast and sever his fingers.


  • His hands slid to her waist, anchoring her to the wall, then sliding up to splay over the slight curve of her breasts, his fingertips curling into the top edge of her dress as if he would wrench it down, his hard knee pushing between her legs, his strong, sinewy thigh jamming itself intimately against the melting centre of her body.

    Mistress For A Weekend


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