Definition of Topknotted

1. Adjective. (of a bird or animal) having a usually ornamental tuft or process on the head; often used in combination. "Tufted loosestrife"

Exact synonyms: Crested, Tufted
Category relationships: Animal, Animate Being, Beast, Brute, Creature, Fauna
Similar to: Adorned, Decorated



Definition of Topknotted

1. Adjective. Having a topknot. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Topknotted

topically
topicals
topicity
topick
topicless
topics
topinch
toping
topiramate
topis
topistic
topkick
topkicks
topknot
topknots
topknotted (current term)
topless
toplessness
toplessnesses
toplight
toplights
topline
toplined
topliner
topliners
toplines
toplining
toploading
toploftical
toploftier

Literary usage of Topknotted

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Little Book of American Poets, 1787-1900 by Jessie Belle Rittenhouse (1915)
"... That flutters so restless, and cries out so loud, With stiff horny beak and a topknotted head, And a lining of scarlet laid under his wings, ..."

2. The Little Book of American Poets, 1787-1900 by Jessie Belle Rittenhouse (1915)
"... With stiff horny beak and a topknotted head, And a lining of scarlet laid under his wings, — Do you think, if he said, "I'm ashamed to be black! ..."

3. Specimens of Prose Composition by Charles Read Nutter, Frank Wilson Cheney Hersey, Chester Noyes Greenough (1907)
"... which is answered by two fox-hounds shut up in the opposite cow-house ; the old topknotted hens, scratching with their chicks among the straw, ..."

4. The Flowing Road: Adventuring on the Great Rivers of South America by Caspar Whitney (1912)
"If you look sharp you'll see, like as not, just as dusk is coming on, a small band of the black-bodied and feathery topknotted ..."

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