out-top

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Etymology[edit]

out- +‎ top

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out-top (third-person singular simple present out-tops, present participle out-topping, simple past and past participle out-topped)

  1. have a top higher than
    • 1883, Robert Louis Stevenson, “How My Shore Adventure Began”, in Treasure IslandWikisource:
      Grey-coloured woods covered a large part of the surface. This even tint was indeed broken up by streaks of yellow sand-break in the lower lands, and by many tall trees of the pine family, out-topping the others--some singly, some in clumps....

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