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Meaning of TIPPET

Pronunciation:  'tipit

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  a woman's fur shoulder cape with hanging ends; often consisting of the whole fur of a fox or marten

TIPPET is a 6 letter word that starts with T.


 See Also: cape, mantle



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Tip"pet\, n. [OE. tipet, tepet, AS. t[ae]ppet, probably
fr. L. tapete tapestry, hangings. Cf. {Tape}, {Tapestry},
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.

{Tippet grebe} (Zo["o]l.), the great crested grebe, or one of
   several similar species.

{Tippet grouse} (Zo["o]l.), the ruffed grouse.

{To turn tippet}, to change. [Obs.] --B. Jonson.