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 for Topping lift
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Topping \Top"ping\, n.
     1. The act of one who tops; the act of cutting off the top.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. (Naut.) The act of raising one extremity of a spar higher
        than the other.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     3. pl. That which comes from hemp in the process of
        hatcheling.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     4. (Angling) The tail of an artificial fly.
        [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
  
     5. something placed on top of another thing, such as a sauce
        or garnish on food; as, a three-scoop banana split with
        three different toppings; an ice-cream cone with chocolate
        fudge topping.
        [PJC]
  
     Topping lift (Naut.), a large, strong tackle employed to
        raise or top the end of a gaff, or of a boom.
        [1913 Webster]

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