tope


1tope

intransitive verb \ˈtōp\
topedtop·ing

Definition of TOPE

:  to drink liquor to excess

Origin of TOPE

obsolete English tope, interjection used to wish good health before drinking
First Known Use: 1664

2tope

noun

Definition of TOPE

:  a small slender cosmopolitan shark (Galeorhinus galeus) valued for its flesh, fins, and oil-rich liver

Origin of TOPE

origin unknown
First Known Use: 1686

3tope

noun

Definition of TOPE

:  stupa

Origin of TOPE

perhaps from Punjabi ṭop hat
First Known Use: 1815

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