Tippet grebe(Zoöl.), the great crested grebe, or one of several similar species.Tippet grouse (Zoöl.), the ruffed grouse.To turn tippet, to change. [Obs.] B. Jonson.

(Tip"ping) n. (Mus.) A distinct articulation given in playing quick notes on the flute, by striking the tongue against the roof of the mouth; double- tonguing.

(Tip"ple) v. i. [imp. & p. p. Tippled ; p. pr. & vb. n. Tippling ] [From tip a small end, or a word akin to it; cf. Norw. tipla to tipple, to drip, Prov. E. tip, tiff, tift, a draught of liquor, dial. G. zipfeln to eat and drink in small parts. See Tip a point, and cf. Tipsy.] To drink spirituous or strong liquors habitually; to indulge in the frequent and improper used of spirituous liquors; especially, to drink frequently in small quantities, but without absolute drunkeness.

Few of those who were summoned left their homes, and those few generally found it more agreeable to tipple in alehouses than to pace the streets.

(Tip"ple), v. t.

1. To drink, as strong liquors, frequently or in excess.

Himself, for saving charges,
A peeled, sliced onions eats, and tipples verjuice.

2. To put up in bundles in order to dry, as hay.

(Tip"ple), n. Liquor taken in tippling; drink.

Pulque, the national tipple of Mexico.
S. B. Griffin.

(Tip"pled) a. Intoxicated; inebriated; tipsy; drunk. [R.] Dryden.

(Tip"pler) n.

1. One who keeps a tippling-house. [Obs.] Latimer.

2. One who habitually indulges in the excessive use of spirituous liquors, whether he becomes intoxicated or not.

(Tip"pling-house`) n. A house in which liquors are sold in drams or small quantities, to be drunk on the premises.

(Tip"si*fy) v. t. [Tipsy + - fy.] To make tipsy. [Colloq.] Thackeray.

(Tip"si*ly), adv. In a tipsy manner; like one tipsy.

(Tip"si*ness), n. The state of being tipsy.

(Tip"per) n. A kind of ale brewed with brackish water obtained from a particular well; — so called from the first brewer of it, one Thomas Tipper. [Eng.]

(Tip"pet) n. [OE. tipet, tepet, AS. tæppet, probably fr. L. tapete tapestry, hangings. Cf. Tape, Tapestry, Tapet.]

1. A cape, or scarflike garment for covering the neck, or the neck and shoulders, — usually made of fur, cloth, or other warm material. Chaucer. Bacon.

2. A length of twisted hair or gut in a fish line. [Scot.]

3. A handful of straw bound together at one end, and used for thatching. [Scot.] Jamieson.

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