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  • n. Plural form of topknot.


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  • They wear their hair in topknots, dress in traditional robes and train in communal “stables.”

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  • There were coolies and peddlers who shouted insults at the Lady Om and who felt the wrath of my clutch in their topknots, the wrath of my knuckles in their faces.

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  • The English were amazed at the giant, flat-headed statues with their inscrutable sphinx-like faces and cylindrical ten-ton topknots of red stone balancing on their brows.

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  • They're the type with the big feathery topknots that resemble haute couture hats from the 1950's.

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  • So they're very fluffy, from their feet to their topknots, the feathers atop their heads.

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  • Chickens with poufy topknots; chickens with feathered feet; chickens with turquoise earlobes; chickens who lay green eggs though not with ham; chickens with tails that can grow twenty feet long … When I placed my initial order with the hatchery, I had many breeds to choose from.


  • Instead of exclusive pods of Mexicans, Guatemalans, Armenians, Filipinos, Sikhs with their topknots, Russians — kids whose mothers stand by their cars and chat among themselves in foreign tongues — I would love to think of these children in terms of their instruments — Violins!

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  • The white ducks had topknots, and what appeared to be exotic green ducks turned out on closer inspection to have a large part of mallard in them.

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  • They wear their hair in topknots, dress in traditional robes and train in communal ‘’stables.

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  • It had a fine white ruff around its neck, and jaunty black topknots on its ears.



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