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Round top   /raʊnd tɑp/   Listen
Round top

noun
1.
A canvas tent to house the audience at a circus performance.  Synonyms: big top, circus tent, top.  "They had the big top up in less than an hour"






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"Round top" Quotes from Famous Books



... cares of the household and the demands of society, what is the self-sustaining capacity of the ordinary American man or woman? It was interesting to note the enthusiasm of the first arrival, the delight in the view—Round Top, the deep gorges, the charming vista of the lowlands, a world and wilderness of beauty; the inspiration of the air, the alertness to explore in all directions, to see the lake, the falls, the mountain paths. But is a mountain sooner found out than a valley, or is there ...
— Baddeck and That Sort of Thing • Charles Dudley Warner

... raindrops began to patter on the round top of the mushroom and "drip-dropped" to the ground without getting Thumbkins' little house the least bit wet. Usually when it rained, the patter of the raindrops upon his mushroom roof lulled ...
— Friendly Fairies • Johnny Gruelle

... she had been an inmate of the seminary there, and in her thoughts this year was the Round Top of her life! All events dated from before or since her "school-time." All paths with her led to Weskisset, as with the ancients all roads led to Rome: it was her Athens, her ...
— Sara, a Princess • Fannie E. Newberry



Words linked to "Round top" :   canvas, canvass, circus, canvas tent



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