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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See lippy.

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  • A traditional unit of volume in Scotland equal to 1/4 Scots peck. A Scots peck was about 9.1 liters for wheat, peas, or beans and about 12.1 liters for barley or oats, so a lippie was about 2.27 liters for wheat, peas, or beans and about 3.02 liters for barley or oats.

    November 8, 2007