whipping top

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Noun1.whipping top - a top that is spun by whippingwhipping top - a top that is spun by whipping  
spinning top, teetotum, whirligig, top - a conical child's plaything tapering to a steel point on which it can be made to spin; "he got a bright red top and string for his birthday"
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Repaja ruled the girls' 16-and-under crown at the expense of doubles partner Yvonne Cuevas, 6-3, 6-1, and won the 18-U title by whipping top seed Jane Echon, 6-0, 6-2, in the semis and No.
Tomorrow from 10am-4pm, visitors can also try traditional games, such as cup and ball, quoits, diablo, whipping tops or bat and ball, take part in the Played in Tyne and Wear quiz or record memories of their own favourite pastimes.