top-hole


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top-hole

(tŏp′hōl′)
adj. Chiefly British
First-rate; excellent.

top-hole

interj, adj
excellent; splendid

top′-hole′



adj. Brit.
first-rate.
[1895–1900]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.top-hole - excellenttop-hole - excellent; best possible    
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
superior - of high or superior quality or performance; "superior wisdom derived from experience"; "superior math students"
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If the festive board doesn't groan under a new regiment of challenge cups, it will be no fault of theirs, and old Guillemard will have to do them top-hole all.
Now, the Atwood Achiever drillship will proceed to the Ahmeyim-2 location in the southern part of Mauritania s Block C-8, where it will drill the top-hole section of the well.
We are excited to begin using the T250XD rig, which we see as a direct answer to our industry's need for smaller and more mobile top-hole drilling rigs for use in unconventional plays," said Keithville CEO Jeff Talley.
This light-hearted romp is delightfully witty, packed with puns and boasts a few phrases that Wodehouse himself would have deemed top-hole.
In the recent campaign, five Gemini Plugs were installed in a Middle East well for over a month while the operator conducted top-hole workover operations.
In 2012, Shell completed top-hole drilling on two wells in the Beaufort and Chukchi Seas, marking the industry's return to offshore drilling in the Alaskan Arctic after more than a decade.
The year of 1936 is meticulously recreated in this three-part top-hole drama.
Currently, the well is drilling the top-hole section at 406m.
A clever script, laughs and some deft touches from the cast make it hard to find fault, but somehow the play, rather than this top-hole production, lacks that spark which would have make it a classic.
Don't get me wrong, some men look top-hole in the Goodwood garb and some women were born to be demure and floaty, but a Panama in the wrong hands will make the wearer look as if he's just been dragged out of the canal, and even full-throttle Laura Ashley can't take the rough edges off a pair of white stilettos and a West Ham United ankle tattoo.
The stepfather attempts to supplant the boy's real father while destroying the boy's psyche; he informs the six-year-old boy that his father was not a war hero who got shot down nor a great pilot, but rather an inept flyer who died because of his own incompetence (Gordon informs the boy that COTO in the log book signifies Crashed on Take-Off, not Carry on Top-Hole Officers, as Fee has claimed).
As blue-blooded toffs spluttered into their Pimms at the top-hole entertainment, the strong arm of the law closed in on the mystery fellas.