[Ads-l] Q: "toppinel"?

Joel Berson berson at ATT.NET
Wed Dec 23 18:15:26 UTC 2015

What is a toppinel?  Not in OED with this spelling.  A quotation c1621:

“certain things called toppinels, which are pieces of wood adorned and decked with gold rings, silver rings, jewels, scarves, and other such things.”


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