top-shelf


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top-shelf

1. Of a high, excellent, or superior quality. Jim was drinking top-shelf liquor all night on his birthday. I can't imagine the bar tab he must have racked up! My brother-in-law is always driving around town in the latest top-shelf car.
2. Of or containing pornography. Few realize that the newspaper mogul got his start by distributing top-shelf magazines to newsagents in the '70s.
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Michelle Clark-Crumpton set up a tense end to the game with a backhand top-shelf finish on the doorstep at 58:50, but GB were not being denied and held on for an opening-night victory.
The company announced the initial launch of the top-shelf label in May with seven decadent flavors of ice cream.
Tim bought the stash from an elderly Birmingham gent who purchased "the top-shelf material back in the day.
I'm very thankful that we are now getting some top-shelf assistance to help our business grow.
Robinson explains that several factors contribute to the higher quality, and price, of top-shelf liquors.
She said: "Their covers are indistinguishable from recognised top-shelf publications.
It is top-shelf research and a must-read for anyone who wants to understand the interesting confluence of the economics and politics of oil, and especially today's escalating energy crisis.
According to Object's research, 92% of content in the Sport is sexual, compared to just 53% in top-shelf magazine Playboy.
To date, there are six top-shelf eateries, of which a standout is Mea Culpa, distinguished by its colonial architecture and baroque decor.
"I would be really horrified if my son managed to get hold of a top-shelf magazine, but when you go abroad you see loads of women going topless on the beach.
Marketron Hosting's enterprise-grade protections include best-in-class system hardware, expert IT maintenance, top-shelf data security and disaster recovery.
The bank was criticised when it emerged it had loaned the cash to Remnant Media, which publishes 45 top-shelf titles.
Nearly two decades after the trailblazing film Cotton Comes to Harlem, the 1995 adaptation of Walter Mosley's Devil in a Blue Dress proved that a top-shelf mystery adaptation with a highly bankable star like Denzel Washington could put butts in the seats.
"While Americans are clearly drinking less than we were a generation ago, we are consuming more top-shelf brands," said Robert Keane, spokesperson for the Adams Beverage Group, publisher of the Cheers handbook.
The trannies are smooth as top-shelf rum with endless lines.