whip top

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n whip top a top that is spun by whipping
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Usage

In literature:

They both came in very warm; for they had been whipping tops, and the day was unusually hot.
"Prince Prigio" by Andrew Lang
Whip the whites of the three eggs to a stiff froth; put on top and return to the oven for a few minutes.
"My Pet Recipes, Tried and True" by Various
They both came in very warm; for they had been whipping tops, and the day was unusually hot.
"Prince Prigio From "His Own Fairy Book"" by Andrew Lang
The barbarous custom of whipping martyrs at the stake is perpetuated by the game of whip-top.
"A History of Nursery Rhymes" by Percy B. Green
My mother whips me, and I whip the top.
"Wit and Wisdom of Don Quixote" by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
The Shark's main-top shakes like a whip.
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 54, No. 334, August 1843" by Various
Hawtrey swung the whip when they reached the top, and the team plunged furiously down the slope.
"Masters of the Wheat-Lands" by Harold Bindloss
Hawtrey swung the whip when they reached the top, and the team plunged furiously down the slope.
"Hawtrey's Deputy" by Harold Bindloss
Now and then, for a change, a boy will play with a whip-top.
"India and the Indians" by Edward F. Elwin
Put it away, and go whip thy top, like a good lad!
"Robin Tremayne" by Emily Sarah Holt
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In poetry:

The boy with whip and top and drum,
The girl with hoop and doll,
And men with lands and houses, ask
The question of Poor Poll.
"The Common Question" by John Greenleaf Whittier
Our legalist is like unto this top,
Without a whip he doth not duty do;
Let Moses whip him, he will skip and hop;
Forbear to whip, he'll neither stand nor go.
"Upon The Whipping Of The Top" by John Bunyan
Tis with the whip the boy sets up the top,
The whip makes it run round upon its toe;
The whip makes it hither and thither hop:
'Tis with the whip the top is made to go.
"Upon The Whipping Of The Top" by John Bunyan
Those flies of boys disturbed them sore
On Sundays and when daylight wore:
With withies cut from hedge or copse,
They treated them as whipping-tops,
And flung big stones with cruel aim;
Yet all the flock jumped on the same.
"Jump-To-Glory Jane" by George Meredith

In news:

Top this chocolate cake with Cool Whip and cherries. .
Cut in rounds, this version is topped with lime curd , whipped cream, and berries.
Find gingerbread graham cracker s for the crust of a lifetime, and top with whipped cream for a fun and decadent holiday dessert.
Top the parfaits with a dollop of the whipped cream and finish with a sprinkling of the graham crackers.
1 Large Tub Whipped Topping.
Container frozen whipped topping thawed.
Cover with whipped topping and the generously with coconut.
1 large container whipped topping.
) frozen, non dairy whipped topping, thawed.
Mix cream cheese and 3â?„4 tub of whipped topping together.
Magnolia 's cake is topped with a whipped vanilla icing that complements the cake's delicate texture.
1 large tub frozen whipped topping.
I love the whip cream on top with a cherry.
Top with sweetened whipped cream and pecans .
Fold in pineapple and whipped topping.
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