teetotum

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A toy (top) similar to a dreidel
A child's toy, somewhat resembling a top, and twirled by the fingers
A workingmen's resort conducted under religious influences as a counteractant to the drinking saloon
a conical child's plaything tapering to a steel point on which it can be made to spin; "he got a bright red top and string for his birthday"
teetotum

    Silbentrennung

    tee·to·tum

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    Etymologie

    [ 'tE-'tO-t&m ] (noun.) 1720. 1tee + Latin totum all, from neuter of totus whole; from the letter T inscribed on one side as an abbreviation of totum all.

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