Topful

Top´ful


a.1.Full to the top, ore brim; brimfull.
[He] was so topful of himself, that he let it spill on all the company.
- I. Watts.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Come, you spirits That tend on mortal thoughts, unsex me here, And fill me from the crown to the toe topful Of direst cruelty!
(12) Drawing upon pre-modern beliefs in humoral physiology, Lady Macbeth thinks she can only add to her personality ("Fill me from the crown to the toe topful / Of direst cruelty!") by subtracting from her body ("Come to my woman's breasts, / And take my milk for gall" [1.5.47-48]): the dominant theme here is the negation of the negative, a taking-away of the physical features of womanhood that have been loaded up with hostile meaning.