top-hamper


top–ham·per

noun \ˈtäp-ˈham-pər\

Definition of TOP-HAMPER

1
:  matter or weight (as spars or rigging) in the upper part of a ship
2
:  unnecessary cumbersome matter

First Known Use of TOP-HAMPER

1791

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