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tope1 / tōp/ • v. [intr.] archaic or poetic/lit. drink alcohol to excess, esp. on a regular basis. DERIVATIVES: top·er n. tope2 • n. another term for stupa. tope3 • n. a small grayish slender-bodied shark (genus Galeorhinus, family Carcharhinidae), occurring chiefly in inshore waters. Species include the eastern Atlantic G. galeus, and the commercially important G. australis of Australia.

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tope Small shark that lives in British waters. It has a grey-brown body and feeds near the bottom on small fish. Length: to 2m (6.5ft). Family Carcharinidae; species Galeorhinus galeus.

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tope4 drink (heavily). XVII. perh. alt. of synon. †top XVI (of unkn. orig.) by assoc. with †tope (XVII) int. used as a pledging formula in drinking — F. tôpe.

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tope3 dome or tumulus to contain relics, etc. XIX. — Hind. tōp :- Skr. stúpa-.

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tope2 clump or plantation of trees. XVII. — Telugu tópu, Tamil tōppu.

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tope1 small species of shark. XVII. of unkn. orig.

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tope: see stupa.

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