from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Same as topsyturvy.


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  • With all my precautions, how was my system turned topside-turvy in the womb with my child! his head exposed to the hand of violence, and a pressure of 470 pounds avoirdupois weight acting so perpendicularly upon its apex β€” that at this hour ’tis ninety per Cent. insurance, that the fine net-work of the intellectual web be not rent and torn to a thousand tatters. β€”

    The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman


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