Definition of Lippie

1. an old Scottish dry measure [n -S]



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Literary usage of Lippie

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1. Scottish Notes and Queries by John Malcolm Bulloch (1899)
"Hugh Cameron, Aberfeldy, a lippie of meal run from pounds of wages. ... Andrew Walker, Ardeonaig, a lippie of meal. Archibald McLaren, Mill of ..."

2. A Dictionary of Weights and Measures for the British Isles: The Middle Ages by Ronald Edward Zupko (1985)
".Scotland: the fourth part of a peck, otherwise called a lippie; ibid 22: lippie, Scotland: a quarter of a peck = .0932 Winchester bushel. ..."

3. A biographical dictionary of eminent Scotsmen by Robert Chambers, Thomas Thomson (1853)
"7 pecks 1 !j lippie, wheat measure, wanting I gill. ... A Scotch chalder of wheat is equal to 8 quarters, 2 pecks, and 1 lippie. Winchester measure. ..."

4. The New Statistical Account of Scotland by Society for the Benefit of the Sons and Daughters of the Clergy (1845)
"lOd.; 46 bolls, 2 pecks, £ lippie of barley; 4 bolls, ... 1 lippie of oats, according to the old measure of the ..."

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