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  • n. Plural form of tophat, alternative spelling of top hats.


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  • Lampshades made from bowlers and tophats -- Boing Boing Gadgets

    Boing Boing

  • I think it's mostly an excuse for people to write about corsets and tophats and seldom take any notice of the rich history of the 1900's other than topical Victoriana.

    Let's Pretend We're Real Writers!

  • Anyway, this year Phil, whatever the gender, was interpreted by rural Pennsylvania guys wearing tophats, very early on saturday morning, to have predicted six more weeks of winter.

    Printing: Superstar Weather Guy Punxsatawney Phil Predicts

  • Oh yeah, there are no needy people in London, just fatcats in tophats!

    What now for the Barnett Formula.

  • The story with the cats and the tophats lying in the woods was just part of the "turn" of Angier's trick.

    REVIEW: The Prestige by Christopher Priest

  • The tophats in the woods are shown at the end of the film, but at the same time Cutter says: "Now you're looking for the secret, but you (the viewer) won't find it."

    REVIEW: The Prestige by Christopher Priest

  • Like us english- apparently we walk around with tophats and live off tea and crumpets, which is clearly not entirely true.

    AMERICAN CAT - Lolcats 'n' Funny Pictures of Cats - I Can Has Cheezburger?

  • Also because people prefer glitzy razzle-dazzle to mudsoaked 19th-century tophats.

    Pen-Elayne on the Web

  • A crescent enclosure had been roped in front whereout the tophats poked; birettas, a red among the black, peaked cowls of mendicants; ferny feathery whiskery toques.

    At Swim, Two Boys

  • There come before my mental eye the elegant ladies and gentlemen for whom these comfortable sayings are prepared: the vestrymen and pillars of the Church, with black frock coats and black kid gloves and shiny tophats; the ladies of Good Society with their Easter costumes in pastel shades, their gracious smiles and their sweet intoxicating odors.

    The Profits of Religion, Fifth Edition


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