TOPE, n. A fish of the shark kind, the squalus galeus of Linne.
TOPE, v.i. To drink hard; to drink strong or spiritus liquors to excess. If you tope in form, and treat--
A fish of the shark kind, the Squalus galeus of Linnæus. Cyc.
TOPE, v.i. [Fr. toper. Qu. dip.]
To drink hard; to drink strong or spirituous liquors to excess.
If you tope in form, and treat. Dryden.
- A moundlike Buddhist sepulcher, or memorial monument, often erected
over a Buddhist relic.
grove or clump of trees; as, a toddy tope.
- 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.
- To drink
hard or frequently; to drink strong or spiritous liquors to
- The wren.