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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - (of a bird or animal) having a usually ornamental tuft or process on the head.

Usage examples (4)
  • He tried it on the Purple Crackles that flew in the fields by the blackberry bushes; the little Gold Finches that swayed on the grasses; and the topknotted Kingbirds on...
  • He had sudden visions of the giant kender incarcerated in the Haven jail, with most of his torso and his topknotted head and shoulders sticking up through the hole they...
  • All the farmyard life was wonderful there, -- bantams, speckled and topknotted; Friesland hens, with their feathers all turned the wrong way; Guinea fowls that flew and...
  • Her hair was topknotted and her face was grimy. for more
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