from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. Present participle of kipper.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
In several parts of the county salmon are cured in a peculiar manner, called kippering; and throughout Scotland kippered salmon is a favourite dish.
But Mrs Lucas often spent some of her rare leisure moments in the smoking-parlour, playing on the virginal that stood in the window, or kippering herself in the fumes of the wood-fire as with streaming eyes she deciphered an Elzevir
These fish were the last of the season, and were thus undergoing the process of kippering.
While M&S stands by its traditional smoked herrings, Sainsburys - while glorifying that item in their Taste the Difference range - have simultaneously instituted a fishy revolution by kippering sardines.
Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.