top-hamper

noun
top-ham·per | \ ˈtäp-ˈham-pər \

Definition of top-hamper 

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

2 : unnecessary cumbersome matter

First Known Use of top-hamper

1791, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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