Normandy pippins, sun-dried apples for winter use.

Pippul tree
(Pip"pul tree`) Same as Peepul tree.

(Pi"pra) n.; pl. Pipras [NL., fr. Gr. a woodpecker.] (Zoöl.) Any one of numerous species of small clamatorial birds belonging to Pipra and allied genera, of the family Pipridæ. The male is usually glossy black, varied with scarlet, yellow, or sky blue. They chiefly inhabit South America.

(Pi"prine) a. (Zoöl.) Of or pertaining to the pipras, or the family Pipridæ.

(Pip*sis"se*wa) n. [From American Indian.] (Bot.) A low evergreen plant (Chimaphila umbellata), with narrow, wedge-lanceolate leaves, and an umbel of pretty nodding fragrant blossoms. It has been used in nephritic diseases. Called also prince's pine.

(Pip"y) a. Like a pipe; hollow- stemmed. Keats.

(Pi"quan*cy) n. [See Piquant.] The quality or state of being piquant.

(Pi"quant) a. [F., p. pr. of piquer to prick or sting. See Pike.] Stimulating to the taste; giving zest; tart; sharp; pungent; as, a piquant anecdote. "As piquant to the tongue as salt." Addison. "Piquant railleries." Gov. of Tongue.

(Pi"quant*ly), adv. In a piquant manner.

(||Pi`qué") n. [F., p. p. of piquer to prick.] A cotton fabric, figured in the loom, — used as a dress goods for women and children, and for vestings, etc.

(Pique) n. (Zoöl.) The jigger. See Jigger.

(Pique) n. [F., fr. piquer. See Pike.]

1. A feeling of hurt, vexation, or resentment, awakened by a social slight or injury; irritation of the feelings, as through wounded pride; stinging vexation.

Men take up piques and displeasures.
Dr. H. More.

Wars had arisen . . . upon a personal pique.
De Quincey.

2. Keenly felt desire; a longing.

Though it have the pique, and long,
'Tis still for something in the wrong.

3. (Card Playing) In piquet, the right of the elder hand to count thirty in hand, or to play before the adversary counts one.

Syn. — Displeasure; irritation; grudge; spite. Pique, Spite, Grudge. Pique denotes a quick and often transient sense of resentment for some supposed neglect or injury, but it is not marked by malevolence. Spite is a stronger term, denoting settled ill will or malice, with a desire to injure, as the result of extreme irritation. Grudge goes still further, denoting cherished and secret enmity, with an unforgiving spirit. A pique is usually of recent date; a grudge is that which has long subsisted; spite implies a disposition to cross or vex others.

(Pip"pin) n. [Probably fr. OE. pippin a seed, as being raised from the seed. See Pip a seed.] (Bot.) (a) An apple from a tree raised from the seed and not grafted; a seedling apple. (b) A name given to apples of several different kinds, as Newtown pippin, summer pippin, fall pippin, golden pippin.

We will eat a last year's pippin.

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