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Top-Sawyer

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A first-rate fellow. The sawyer that takes the upper stand is always the superior man, and gets higher wages.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Tooba or Touba [eternal happiness]
Tool
Tooley Street
Toom Tabard [empty jacket]
Tooth
Tooth and Egg
Tooth and Nail
Top
Top-heavy
Top Ropes
Top-Sawyer
Topham
Tophet
Topic
Topsy
Topsy-turvy
Toralva
Tornea
Torquato—i.e
Torquemada (Inquisitor-general of Spain, 1420–1498)
Torr’s MSS.