Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In England, a particular kind of ale.
  • noun A means of tipping; something with which to cause an object to tip or become canted; especially, an arrangement for dumping coal on screens with a saving of manual labor. Also tippler.
  • noun One who tips, or operates by tipping; specifically, a person employed to empty coal or the like from tips, as at a mine or a dock.
  • noun One who gives tips or advice; especially, one who gives hints or secret information in regard to betting or speculation.
  • noun One who gives tips or gratuities.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun engraving A kind of ale brewed with brackish water obtained from a particular well; -- so called from the first brewer of it, one Thomas Tipper.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Someone who tips, someone who gives a tip.
  • noun A kind of ale brewed with brackish water obtained from a particular well; -- so called from the first brewer of it, one Thomas Tipper.
  • noun A slang name for a small moustache.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a person who leaves a tip
  • noun truck whose contents can be emptied without handling; the front end of the platform can be pneumatically raised so that the load is discharged by gravity

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  • A type of ale, for the listers of brewed and distilled spirits. I like the "brewed with brackish water obtained from a particular well" part of the definitions.

    November 2, 2011