top to toe


top to toe
(from) top to toe See: from head to toe

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  • From top to toe — Top Top, n. [AS. top; akin to OFries. top a tuft, D. top top, OHG. zopf end, tip, tuft of hair, G. zopf tuft of hair, pigtail, top of a tree, Icel. toppr a tuft of hair, crest, top, Dan. top, Sw. topp pinnacle, top; of uncertain origin. Cf.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • from top to toe — 1. Completely 2. From head to foot • • • Main Entry: ↑top * * * from head/top to toe/ phrase over the whole of your body He was covered in mud from head to toe …   Useful english dictionary

  • from top to toe — (from) top to toe See: from head to toe …   New idioms dictionary

  • from top to toe — on every part of a person s body. He gazed at her across the room, dressed in black leather from top to toe …   New idioms dictionary

  • from top to toe — all over. → top …   English new terms dictionary

  • from top to toe — from head to foot, entirely, all over …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Top — Top, n. [AS. top; akin to OFries. top a tuft, D. top top, OHG. zopf end, tip, tuft of hair, G. zopf tuft of hair, pigtail, top of a tree, Icel. toppr a tuft of hair, crest, top, Dan. top, Sw. topp pinnacle, top; of uncertain origin. Cf. {Tuft}.]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Top and but — Top Top, n. [AS. top; akin to OFries. top a tuft, D. top top, OHG. zopf end, tip, tuft of hair, G. zopf tuft of hair, pigtail, top of a tree, Icel. toppr a tuft of hair, crest, top, Dan. top, Sw. topp pinnacle, top; of uncertain origin. Cf.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Top minnow — Top Top, n. [AS. top; akin to OFries. top a tuft, D. top top, OHG. zopf end, tip, tuft of hair, G. zopf tuft of hair, pigtail, top of a tree, Icel. toppr a tuft of hair, crest, top, Dan. top, Sw. topp pinnacle, top; of uncertain origin. Cf.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • top — top1 [täp] n. [ME < OE topp, akin to ON toppr, tuft, top, Ger zopf, tuft of hair, summit] 1. Obs. a) a tuft of hair b) the hair of the head 2. the head, or crown of the head: now chiefly in top to toe 3 …   English World dictionary