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topknot

any of several European flatfishes of the genus Zeugopterus and related genera, esp Z. punctatus, which has an oval dark brown body marked with darker blotches: family Bothidae (turbot, etc.)
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going slowly wild, danger in our cradle, the topknot of the sky about to
Lerman, with her frizzy burst of hair spilling out of its topknot, wearing large hoop earrings and a loose tunic over leggings, is one of the modern-dance worlds eternal flower children,.
On the other hand, while the big boys are lounging around guarding their topknot, the girls are having an early autumn party.
When she emerges from between her mother's legs, with her Chinese Emperor's topknot, covered in a greenish lotion that makes her look like a clear jade statue, immobile, with me on my knees, holding out my hands to catch her, how not to be blown away?
The reader feels the fear and injustice as soldiers chop down the family's beloved Rose of Sharon tree, forcibly cut off the grandfather's topknot (a proud sign of scholarly attainment), appropriate the family's possessions, and force the children at school to spend hours on bayonet practice.
Sathnam Sanghera, a Times columnist, has been presented with the Mind Book of the Year award for his memoir The Boy with the Topknot.
The first Barbie doll wore a black and white zebra striped swimsuit and signature topknot ponytail, it was available as either a blonde or brunette.
It had a 357 hole dead center through the crown, a shot that likely took a few of the smugglers topknot hairs oft' but inflicted no more damage than that.
They grow their hair long enough to tie into the traditional topknot, wear a thin cotton gown called a yukata, eat traditional stew out of a common pot and otherwise live much as their predecessors did in the Edo era (1600-1868), when sumo assumed its present-day form.
chunk of rock semen spat Cherokee topknot head semen-spattered
His bald pate jauntily crowned with a curlicued topknot.