Pronunciation: (top'not"), [key]
1. a tuft of hair growing on the top of the head.
2. hair fashioned into a knob or ball on top of the head.
3. a tuft or crest of feathers on the head of a bird.
4. a knot or bow of ribbon worn on the top of the head.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.