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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Top-Sawyer.
 
A first-rate fellow. The sawyer that takes the upper stand is always the superior man, and gets higher wages.   1
 


 Top Ropes.Topham. 

 
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