topknot


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top·knot

 (tŏp′nŏt′)
n.
1. A crest or knot of hair or feathers on the crown of the head.
2. A decorative ribbon or bow worn as a headdress.

topknot

(ˈtɒpˌnɒt)
n
1. (Hairdressing & Grooming) a crest, tuft, decorative bow, chignon, etc, on the top of the head
2. (Animals) any of several European flatfishes of the genus Zeugopterus and related genera, esp Z. punctatus, which has an oval dark brown body marked with darker blotches: family Bothidae (turbot, etc)

top•knot

(ˈtɒpˌnɒt)

n.
1. a tuft of hair or feathers growing on the top of the head.
2. hair fashioned into a knob or bun on top of the head.
3. a knot or bow of ribbon worn on top of the head.
[1680–90]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.topknot - headdress consisting of a decorative ribbon or bow worn in the hairtopknot - headdress consisting of a decorative ribbon or bow worn in the hair
headdress, headgear - clothing for the head
2.topknot - showy crest or knot of hair or featherstopknot - showy crest or knot of hair or feathers
crest - a showy growth of e.g. feathers or skin on the head of a bird or other animal
Translations
nuttura
оселедецьчуб

topknot

[ˈtɒpnɒt] N
1. (on head) → moño m
2. (Orn) → moño m

topknot

top-knot [ˈtɒpnɒt] nchignon m

topknot

[ˈtɒpnɒt] ncrocchia
References in classic literature ?
Close at hand was the snowy mass of the Great Altels cooling its topknot in the sky and daring us to an ascent.
Feeling that he had been received with distinguished marks of attention, Steve strolled away with his topknot higher than ever, and Prince Charlie pranced across the room, saying in a free and easy tone
He saw the clear-cut features, the firm chin, the white forehead and the topknot of fair hair against the white pillow.
But he did n't wish it; and while that affair was being arranged, we girls had been pelting him with the flowers which we tore from the vases, the walls, and our own topknots, to scatter over him.
On day #4, use all that texture to bustle up an amazing braid and on day #5, pull it all into a topknot or slick it back.
NYT Syndicate In the admittedly small taxonomy of buns, the topknot, or the high bun, is the bun that tends to hog the spotlight.
Young Sathnam (Himmut Singh Dhatt) and Sathnam (Sacha Dhawan) THE BOY WITH THE TOPKNOT BBC2, 9pm SATHNAM Sanghera was born to traditional Punjabi parents and grew up in Wolverhampton - "I had a topknot until I was 14", he says.
NEW The Boy With The Topknot BBC2, 9pm DRAMA Based on the true story of Wolverhampton-Punjabi Sathnam Sanghera (Sacha Dhawan).
as they watch native stingless bees in the log hive we purchased for the trail and the topknot pigeons (good tucker) in the flowering Tulipwood trees;
The California Quail looks like a tiny chicken with a tall topknot feather.