Definition of Ripecks

1. ripeck [n] - See also: ripeck



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ripecks

riparian area
riparian buffer
riparian forest
riparian right
riparian wetland
riparians
riparious
ripazepam
ripcord
ripcords
ripe
ripe(p)
ripe cataract
ripe olive
ripeck
ripecks (current term)
riped
ripely
ripen
ripen up
ripened
ripener
ripeners
ripeness
ripenesses
ripening
ripenings
ripens
riper
ripers

Literary usage of Ripecks

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1. Notes on Fish and Fishing by John Jackson Manley (1877)
"... and a decade to fix it to two ripecks, as you see a Thames fisherman do with such apparent ease—and you would not do it. I give you this fair time for ..."

2. Notes on Fish and Fishing by John Jackson Manley (1881)
"... playing fields to Windsor Weir, and a decade to fix it to two ripecks, as you see a Thames fisherman do with such apparent ease—and you would not do it. ..."

3. The Encyclopaedia of Sport by Frederick George Aflalo, Hedley Peek (1897)
"... but large numbers of roach are caught from punts moored across the stream by means of poles called ripecks, the angler lowering the line over the side ..."

4. Fishing by Henry Cholmondeley-Pennell, William Senior, Robert Bright Marston, John Popkin Traherne, Henry Ralph Francis, H. S. Hall, Thomas Andrews, William Alleyne Cecil Exeter, George Christopher Davies (1885)
"... the window or over the balcony — a scamper to the boathouse, a vigorous shove or two with the punt pole, and in five minutes the ripecks are fast, ..."

5. Fishing Gossip: Or, Stray Leaves from the Note-books of Several Anglers by Henry Cholmondeley-Pennell (1866)
"... and in five minutes the ripecks are fast, and everything snug in the very perfection of a " pitch" —not that one out there over the shallows, ..."

6. Our River [the Thames] by George Dunlop Leslie (1881)
"A couple of ripecks are also necessary for mooring the punt; but I seldom take these with me, unless I purpose sketching, as they take up room. ..."

7. Fishing by Henry Cholmondeley-Pennell (1893)
"... and in five minutes the ripecks are fast, and everything ready in the very perfection of a " pitch " —not that one out there over the shallows, ..."

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