topi

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n topi a large South African antelope; considered the swiftest hoofed mammal
    • n topi a lightweight hat worn in tropical countries for protection from the sun
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Topi An antelope (Damaliscus corrigum jimela) having a glossy purplish brown coat. It is related to the blesbok and is native of East Africa. Also, any of various related varieties of other districts south of the Sahara.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n topi In India, a hat or cap.
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Usage

In literature:

There lay only the topi, torn from the pillar by the wind.
"From the Caves and Jungles of Hindostan" by Helena Pretrovna Blavatsky
We had proceeded but a few miles when Kongoni discovered a herd of topi.
"African Camp Fires" by Stewart Edward White
The Nawab stood by us in the Mutiny, when his capital was plundered by Tantia Topi.
"Forty-one years in India" by Frederick Sleigh Roberts
Hartebeest, topi, zebra, eland, oribi, reedbuck, and small grass antelope were upon all sides and at all times.
"In Africa" by John T. McCutcheon
She took the field with Nana Sahib and Tantia Topi.
"A History of the Nineteenth Century, Year by Year" by Edwin Emerson
Ungainly hartebeests, and topi whose skins had the sheen of satin, ran with smooth speed.
"A Book-Lover's Holidays in the Open" by Theodore Roosevelt
Of the Breidenbach, Michel Topie and Jac.
"Fine Books" by Alfred W. Pollard
Is there not the Council of the Barah Topi?
"The Red Year" by Louis Tracy
Sir H. Inglose notifies his agreement with John Topy of Wyndham, jun., in an action for trespass done to him at Stalham.
"The Paston Letters, Volume II (of 6)"
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In news:

Staring down a steep hill and plunging off the top…I can just feel my heart beating faster thinking about it.
Episode 3 with Topi .
Toomas " Topi " Heikkinen gives up the secrets to piloting a rally car.
A new meeting app, Topi, puts the focus on attendee interaction More.
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In science:

By now, there is a considerable amount of literature on this topis.
Lamplighter Random Walks and Entropy-Sensitivity of Languages
Timo Ojala, Matti Pietikinen, and Topi Menp.
Learning Random Kernel Approximations for Object Recognition
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