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Definition of Nippiness
1. [n -ES]
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Literary usage of Nippiness
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1. The Badminton Magazine of Sports & Pastimes edited by Alfred Edward Thomas Watson (1896)
"... the hunting field, or the polo ground, and as often as not, by his good looks, manners, and nippiness he is hard to beat, whatever the game may be. ..."
2. Fores's Sporting Notes & Sketches: A Quarterly Magazine Descriptive of (1901)
"... made the pony her favourite, we meet him everywhere, and by his good looks, manners, and nippiness, he is the gentleman of his class. ..."
3. Boxing by R. G. Allanson-Winn (1897)
"The rather rigid strength of Jem Smith, the nippiness or nimbleness of Charlie Mitchell, the various points of excellence in men like JL Sullivan, ..."