2. Noun. (Northumbria) Theatre curtain. ¹
3. Noun. (context: Geordie in the plural) Babies nappies. ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
Definition of Hippin
1. hipping [n -S] - See also: hipping
Lexicographical Neighbors of Hippin
Literary usage of Hippin
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Publications by English Dialect Society (1894)
"hippin, a napkin for the hips of an infant. Also often applied to the curtain ... "Hoist the hippin" is the common cry of an audience impatient of the delay ..."
2. Northumberland Words by Richard Oliver Heslop, Harry Haldane, Oliver Heslop (1894)
"hippin, a napkin for the hips of an infant. Also often applied to the curtain ... Hoist the hippin " is the common cry of an audience impatient of the delay ..."
3. A Glossary of the Lancashire Dialect by John Howard Nodal, George Milner (1875)
"hippin' or ) sb. a napkin, a cloth in which something is hippin'-CLOUT, j " happed" or folded. WAUGH. Mary, reach me yon hippin' off th' oon-dur. ..."
4. Hot Stuff, by Famous Funny Men: Comprising Wit, Humor, Pathos, Ridicule by Melville De Lancey Landon (1901)
""Then why do you want me to prove that hippin stole the saddle!" "You see, I stole the saddle myself, and if I can prove that hippin stole it, ..."
5. Reports of the Decisions of the Appellate Courts of the State of Illinois by James B Bradwell (1883)
"A third amended bill was filed, in which, by leave of the court, the name of HW hippin is stricken out as one of the complainants and inserted as one of the ..."