Definition of Topees

1. Noun. (plural of topee) ¹



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Definition of Topees

1. topee [n] - See also: topee

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Topees

topcoat
topcoats
topcolor
topcolour
topcross
topcrosses
topdown
topdress
topdressed
topdresses
topdressing
topdressings
tope
toped
topee
topees (current term)
topek
topeks
toper
toper's nose
topers
topes
topesthesia
topet
topflight
topfree
topfreedom
topful
topfull
topgallant

Literary usage of Topees

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1. Ivory, Apes, and Peacocks: An African Contemplation by Horace Waller (1891)
"... solar topees, the red shirt of the Australian digger, and the Boer's hat are now where they should be, and the next moment under-foot! ..."

2. Western Tibet and the British Borderland: The Sacred Country of Hindus and by Charles Atmore Sherring, Thomas George Longstaff (1906)
"We had all three lost our topees and ice-axes, and the two men had each ... On the way down I saw one of the topees; of the others there was no trace. ..."

3. Folk-Etymology: A Dictionary of Verbal Corruptions Or Words Perverted in by Abram Smythe Palmer (1882)
"SOLAH topees, the name given to the pith hats worn in the East, as if " sun hats," is said to be more properly sola topees, so called from the material of ..."

4. St. George and the Chinese Dragon: An Account of the Relief of the Pekin by Henry Bathurst Vaughan (1902)
"A very large proportion of officers wore solah topees, and even then felt the intense heat they were exposed to. The shooting of the Indian army would be ..."

5. Letters Written During the Siege of Delhi by Hervey Harris Greathed, Elisa F. Greathed (1858)
"... of Europe would join us if necessary. * topees (crowns), an oriental symbol of the united power of Europe. ..."

6. Library Journal by American Library Association, Library Association (1899)
"... bibliographical references; prominent topees of the magazines; portraits of authors, and illustrations from the newest books, etc., etc. ..."

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