top (n.)
head
AW I.ii.43[King to Bertram, of Bertram's father and those below him] He ... bowed his eminent top to their low ranks
Cym IV.ii.354[Lucius to all, of dead Cloten] what trunk is here? / Without his top?
KL II.iv.158[Lear to Regan, of Gonerill] All the stored vengeances of heaven fall / On her ingrateful top!
MA I.ii.13[Antonio to Leonato, of Don Pedro] he meant to take the present time by the top [i.e. by the forelock]
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