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"And you're getting it so high it's top-heavy," cautioned Mrs. Drelmer.

But the weight of the stones makes him top-heavy; he falls in and is drowned.

And your skull will be so top-heavy with prudence, that it will be difficult for you to keep on your feet.

It was almost a miracle that the top-heavy sled did not upset.

Top-heavy was the ship as a dinnerless student with all Aristotle in his head.

The top-heavy youth closed his magazine and unlocked a brain-cell.

Like most overgrown creatures he was top-heavy and lethargic and very humble-minded.

I must have a coachman with a top-heavy wig, and horses so big that they frighten me.

I still observe the top-heavy "Household Words" in the title.

It is so aggravatingly shallow, so infernally hot to hold, and so top-heavy.

WORD ORIGIN

1530s, from top (n.1) + heavy.

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