Definition of High-topped

1. Adjective. (of shoes or boots) having relatively high uppers.

Exact synonyms: High-top
Similar to: High



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Lexicographical Neighbors of High-topped

high-stepped
high-stepping
high-sticked
high-sticking
high-stomached
high-strung
high-sudsing
high-tail
high-tech
high-tension
high-test
high-ticket(a)
high-toned
high-top
high-topped (current term)
high-up
high-velocity
high-vitamin diet
high-voltage
high-warp loom
high-water mark
high-wire walker
high-yield bond
high/low
high C
high Fowler's
high altar
high altitude cerebral oedema
high altitude chamber

Literary usage of High-topped

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1. An Etymological Dictionary of the English Language by Walter William Skeat (1893)
"Gael, harpa, a conical heap of stones, a caim, barrow ; also barrack, high-topped, heaped up ; evidently from Gael, barr, a top, point, a common Celtic root ..."

2. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1901)
"The horizontal branches of the high-topped trees often appear to carry a load of fruit with less ... Yet there is much to be said for the high-topped trees. ..."

3. Preventive Medicine and Hygiene by Milton Joseph Rosenau, George Chandler Whipple, John William Trask, Thomas William Salmon (1921)
"Some armies, as the German, are supplied with high- topped boots, which serve both as shoes and leggings. Leggings or gaiters may be of leather, ..."

4. Austro-Hungarian Life in Town and Country by Francis H. E. Palmer (1903)
"On holidays the costume consists of a short jacket, often braided, and tight trousers, both generally of blue cloth, high-topped boots, and a hat that is ..."

5. The Army Behind the Army by Edward Alexander Powell (1919)
"During the second spring of the war the women of America suddenly found that they were no longer able to obtain the extremely high- topped boots which were ..."

6. The Army Behind the Army by Edward Alexander Powell (1919)
"During the second spring of the war the women of America suddenly found that they were no longer able to obtain the extremely high- topped boots which were ..."

7. Carpenter's New Geographical Reader: Europe by Frank George Carpenter (1922)
"It is queer to see women wearing high-topped boots, but that is the custom in some parts of Hungary. In many places the women have on boots of green, red, ..."

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