Definition of Topee

1. Noun. A lightweight hat worn in tropical countries for protection from the sun.

Exact synonyms: Pith Hat, Pith Helmet, Sun Helmet, Topi
Generic synonyms: Sun Hat, Sunhat



Definition of Topee

1. Noun. A pith helmet ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Topee

1. topi [n -S] - See also: topi

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Topee

topcloths
topcoat
topcoats
topcolor
topcolour
topcross
topcrosses
topdown
topdress
topdressed
topdresses
topdressing
topdressings
tope
toped
topee (current term)
topees
topek
topeks
toper
toper's nose
topers
topes
topesthesia
topet
topflight
topfree
topfreedom
topful
topfull

Literary usage of Topee

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1. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1860)
"It is of the pursuits after Tantia topee, subsequent to the capture of Gwalior, ... Tantia topee and his followers, on the contrary, had nothing to do with ..."

2. The History of the Indian Revolt and of the Expeditions to Persia, China by George Dodd (1859)
"... topee. « 23. East India Company's objections to Bill No. 3. » 24. India Bill read second time in Commons. a 29. Mr Manson murdered by Rajah of ..."

3. Historic Incidents and Life in India by Caleb Wright, J. A. Brainerd (1863)
"The chief interest of the war at this time seemed to centre in the movements of Tantia topee. After :i wearisome pursuit, he was overtaken on the 25th of ..."

4. The Sepoy Revolt: A Critical Narrative by James John McLeod Innes, McLeod Innes (1897)
"On the Ranee of Jhansi and Tantia topee arriving at ... Tantia topee was appointed to the command and led the bulk of the force back some forty miles to ..."

5. Wanderings in India: And Other Sketches of Life in Hindostan by John Lang (1861)
"The name of " Tantia topee," so a native gentleman in India informs me, was an assumed one; and I will, therefore, speak of the hero as " Bonnie," whom I ..."

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