SLOW TOP. One who unfortunately appears by a covert's side within twenty miles of Melton Mowbray under any of the following circumstances :ŚWith a front to his bridle or with a martingal; on a country-made saddle with nobs on his stirrups; with a saddle-cloth ; in a straight-cut coat; in leather breeches, or military spurs. It is deemed impossible that such a man can " do the thing."ŚNotes to Billesdon Coplow.
Harewood, Harry. A Dictionary of Sports. London: T. Tegg and son, 1835.
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