Definition of Lipper
1. to ripple [v -ED, -ING, -S] - See also: ripple
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lipper
Literary usage of Lipper
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Pedlar's Pack of Ballads and Songs: With Illustrative Notes by William Hugh Logan, James Maidment (1869)
"That na lipper* folk enter na come in a burgh of the realme bot ... That na lipper folk sit to thig,t nather in kirk na in ..."
2. Chief British Poets of the Fourteenth and Fifteenth Centuries: Selected Poems by William Allan Neilson, Kenneth Grant Tremayne Webster (1916)
"Ane lipper lady mis, and till hir wend, And said, ... with the lipper baid.21 Seing that companie, thai come all with ..."
3. Charters and Other Documents A.D. 1175-1707 by Glasgow (Scotland) (1906)
"LVI. RENTALS of the Leper Hospital and St. Nicholas Hospital. (1) RENTALL of the lipper ... lipper ..."
4. Jamieson's Dictionary of the Scottish Language: In which the Words are by John Jamieson, John Johnstone (1867)
"lipper, adj. 1. Leprous. Slat. Oild. 2. Still commonly used with respect to those whose bodies are covered with the small-pox, measles, or any general ..."
5. The Nineteenth Century (1884)
"And gif any lipper man uses commonly, contrair this our dischar^, ... And this is to be understood of lipper folk, indwellers within the burgh, ..."
6. An Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language: To which is Prefixed, a by John Jamieson (1880)
"lipper. A term used as forming a superlative. Thus cattle are said to be Upper fat, ... lipper, adj. 1. Leprous. 2. Still used with respect to those whose ..."