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  • n. Plural form of top-spinner.

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Examples

  • Notwithstanding the industrious habits of the Japanese, they are great lovers of pleasure, and much addicted to sight-seeing; theatres and wax-work exhibitions are very numerous, and jugglers, top-spinners, and tumblers, are regular _habitués_ of the streets.

    Sketches of Japanese Manners and Customs

  • Murali was entirely unorthodox, whirring down befuddling off breaks and top-spinners from out of the back of the hand.

    Telegraph.co.uk: news, business, sport, the Daily Telegraph newspaper, Sunday Telegraph

  • Benaud grew up practising his googly and top-spinners in his western Sydney backyard, but now developers want to bulldoze the Benaud family home and transform it into a two-storey duplex.

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  • I've left out Bill O'Reilly, the greatest bowler Bradman said he'd faced, as he was fast enough to often open the bowling and mainly bowled top-spinners with two men perched near the batsman's legs for the bat-pad catch.

    The Roar - Your Sports Opinion

  • Neither his famed carrom ball nor his assortment of googlies, top-spinners, flippers, offbreaks and legbreaks, could do the trick on a Green Park track that still remains unresponsive to spinners.

    rediff.com

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