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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of tip up.

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Examples

  • The music is a wonderful, sensual trio, and Mr. Sher staged it on a tipped-up bed as an actual threesome, with Ory in his male clothes and all participants seemingly having a lovely time.

    A Naughty Romp From Rossini

  • The Vue also tipped-up in the government rollover test.

    Caught in Saturn's safety orbit

  • For example, the Ford Escape does well in our tests and has been reliable, but it tipped-up onto two wheels in the NHTSA dynamic rollover test.

    Top Picks: American style

  • Patricia retained enough of her spirit to look the amused lady calmly in the eyes, while her pretty tipped-up nose assumed a more sprightly angle.

    Miss Pat at Artemis Lodge

  • Both gazed at the tipped-up ice boat in very great dismay.

    The Bobbsey Twins; or, Merry Days Indoors and Out

  • To any but a Scotchman brought up near the sheep country this would have sounded hard, but Mr. Traill knew that the farmers on the wild, tipped-up moors were themselves hard pressed to meet rent and taxes.

    Greyfriars Bobby

  • Bobby had learned the lay of the tipped-up and scooped-out and jumbled auld toon, and he led the way homeward along the southern outskirts of the city.

    Greyfriars Bobby

  • They found the good man tethering a white, long-horned cow to the wheel of the tipped-up gig.

    The Manxman A Novel - 1895

  • The next time she saw Philip, he passed her in the market-place on the market-day, as she stood by the tipped-up gig, selling her butter.

    The Manxman A Novel - 1895

  • "Pshaw!" mopping with one hand his forehead under his tipped-up billicock, and holding the bottle with the other.

    The Eternal City

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