Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An old spelling of tippet.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Then Edward came up to say that the water was as yet only "tippit," which we suppose to be tepid, but that by half-past eight it would be in a noble state.

    The Letters of Charles Dickens Vol. 3 (of 3), 1836-1870

  • If the creek is really clear you might want to try tying on a florocarbon tippit, about 3 foot would do using a surgeons knot.

    trout fishing

  • One extra leader and one spool of tippit and some ginks if needed.

    My New Leather Fetish

  • I puts on my silk gronin-napple gownd, and my lase pillowrin, likewise my himitashun vermin tippit, (give me by my cussen Harry, who keeps kumpany with me on hot-dinner days), also my tuskin bonnit, parrersole, and blacbag; and i takes mysef orf to

    Punch, or the London Charivari. Volume 1, July 31, 1841

  • Well, to be brief, the Nun will soon at night turn tippit; if I can but devise to quit her cleanly of the Nunry, she is mine own.

    The Merry Devil

  • Angolan elections reveal cracks in peace; ministry trains part of peace solution sammy tippit

    Mission Network News Headlines

  • International (MNN) ― Ministry on track for major program launch in Liberia sammy tippit

    Mission Network News Headlines

  • USA (MNN) ― America's views on religion a call to revival sammy tippit

    Mission Network News Headlines

  • Do I just wear a suit, clergy shirt and stole, or do I wear a cassock, surplice, tippit and academic hood

    Telling Secrets

  • Is the suit, clergy shirt and stole too understated or is the cassock, surplice, tippit and hood too much?

    Telling Secrets

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  • A gambling game.

    According to Chris Cole in Wordplay, the longest (among five others) "uncommon word" palindrome beginning with letter 't'.

    June 2, 2008