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round top

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(Nautical Terms) a platform round the masthead of a sailing ship
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Noun1.round top - a canvas tent to house the audience at a circus performanceround top - a canvas tent to house the audience at a circus performance; "he was afraid of a fire in the circus tent"; "they had the big top up in less than an hour"
canvas tent, canvass, canvas - a tent made of canvas fabric
circus - an arena consisting of an oval or circular area enclosed by tiers of seats and usually covered by a tent; "they used the elephants to help put up the circus"
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With the round top of an inkstand and two broken bits of sealing-wax he is silently and slowly working out whatever train of indecision is in his mind.
It was a sort of tripod supporting a large disk like the round top of a table tipped sideways, and it was not until they had dropped on to the lawn and walked across to look at it that March realized that it was a target.
Jackie Sacks--owner, Round Top Mercantile, Round Top, Texas
Chamberlain at Little Round Top during Gettysburg, Rudy Giuliani during 9/11, and Ray Nagin during Hurricane Katrina); and adaptable military leadership methods
Aberdeen ace Ramsay seized the clubhouse lead with a five-under 67 at the World Tour Championship yesterday before McIlroy and fellow Irishman Shane Lowry finished the first round top of the board with 66s.
Darlington 1883 travel to Scarborough Athletic in the first qualifying round top of Evo-Stik North with promotion their top priority.
com)-- Founded 44 years ago by concert pianist James Dick, the Round Top Festival Institute annually selects 95 students (from over 500 applicants) who study with master faculty and perform in the Texas Festival Orchestra.
Culberson, a member of the House appropriations subcommittee that funds NASA, said that it's inevitable and he is delighted that NASA understands the value of ensuring that America continues to hold the high ground, adding that abandoning the station "would be like General Meade handing over Little Round Top voluntarily to the Chinese.
Texas Rare Earth Resources has reported the results of a preliminary economic assessment (PEA) of its Round Top rare earth minerals project in Hudspeth county, Texas, approximately 85 miles southeast of El Paso.
motor-cycle club) "The Violators" aka Moving Violations, from the Boston area and The Amazons, from Toronto-Over the weekend of September 16-18,60 women took over the Glen Falls House in Round Top, N.
The fighting on Little Round Top is pretty much subsided, and the 2nd Massachusetts is going to get a verbal order.