Definition of Poppits
1. poppit [n] - See also: poppit
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Poppits
Literary usage of Poppits
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Routledge's Every Boy's Annual by Edmund Routledge (1868)
"The bed may be made as already described, and the poppits also similar ; but we ... We shall also now do away with the plan of fastening the poppits with ..."
2. The Turner's Manual: Being a Complete Translation of the Valuable Work of L by L.-E. Bergeron (1877)
"Two or three similar poppits may be applied to the length of the piece, ... This method is useful, even with pointed-poppits, if the pieces to be turned are ..."
3. The Boy Engineers: What They Did and how They Did It; a Book for Boys by James Lukin (1889)
"On or rather hetween the pieces forming the bed we placed a pair of poppits, of which a spare one is seen upon the floor, showing, more accurately than ..."
4. Witchcraft in Salem Village in 1692: Together with Some Account of Other by Winfield S. Nevins (1892)
"poppits were believed to represent the person whom tliu witch desired to afflict, and by sticking pins into those images the mischief was supposed to be ..."
5. The Boy Engineers: What They Did and how They Did it : a Book for Boys by James Lukin, R. Paterson, G.P. Putnam's Sons (1878)
"The central turned spindles, AA, which fitted into the poppits, were pointed at one end, and had conical centre holes at the other, and either or both could ..."
6. The Lathe & Its Uses: Or, Instruction in the Art of Turning Wood and Metal by James Lukin (1868)
"A, A are the poppits, which are in one casting, with the connecting piece shown by the dotted lines, which latter has a tail piece firmly attached to its ..."