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top–hamper

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noun top–ham·per \ˈtäp-ˈham-pər\

Definition of top–hamper

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

  2. 2 :  unnecessary cumbersome matter



1791

First Known Use of top–hamper

1791


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