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toper


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Toper  \To"per\  (t[=o]"p[~e]r),  n. 
  One  who  topes,  or  drinks  frequently  or  to  excess;  a  drunkard; 
  a  sot. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Tope  \Tope\,  n. 
  1.  (Zo["o]l.)  A  small  shark  or  dogfish  ({Galeorhinus,  or 
  Galeus,  galeus}),  native  of  Europe,  but  found  also  on  the 
  coasts  of  California  and  Tasmania;  --  called  also  {toper}, 
  {oil  shark},  {miller's  dog},  and  {penny  dog}. 
 
  2.  (Zo["o]l.)  The  wren.  [Prov.  Eng.] 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  toper 
  n  :  a  person  who  drinks  alcoholic  beverages  (especially  to 
  excess)  [syn:  {drinker},  {imbiber}] 




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