Definition of Rippier

1. a person who transports fish inland to sell [n -S]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rippier

riping
riplock
ripoff
ripoffs
ripost
riposte
riposted
ripostes
riposting
riposts
ripp
rippable
ripped
ripper
rippers
rippier (current term)
rippiers
ripping
ripping bar
ripping chisel
rippingly
ripple
ripple effect
ripple mark
ripple voltage
rippled
rippler
ripplers
ripples

Literary usage of Rippier

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1. The History and Antiquities of the Ancient Town and Port of Rye, in the by William Holloway (1847)
"The following burials show that the name and trade of a rippier were still ... Richard Foule, a rippier. These three speak of unfortunate deaths : f 1707. ..."

2. A Glossary of Tudor and Stuart Words: Especially from the Dramatists by Walter William Skeat, Anthony Lawson Mayhew (1914)
"112. ringtail, the female of the hen-harrier. Used jig. Beaumont and Fl., Philaster, v. 4 (Captain). See NED. rippier, ripper, an itinerant seller of fish ..."

3. American Journal of Dental Science by American Society of Dental Surgeons (1880)
"Dr. rippier : A patient presented himself some time ago to have a left inferior ... Dr. rippier: That I leave the gentlemen to judge. ..."

4. Pap with a Hatchet: Being a Reply to Martin Mar-prelate : Re-printed from by Thomas Nash, John Lyly, John Petheram (1844)
"22. rippier. ... a " rippier" is a person who brings fish from the coast to sell in the interior. P. 27,1. ..."

5. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1913)
"AC rippier. F L. Edinger. Allan T. Alexander. Samuel Seemann. J. Albert Cooper. Harry Westheimer Chas. E. Koerbel. Thomas S. Craven. Harry A. Kalbach. ..."

6. Publications by English Dialect Society (1896)
"*rippier. One who brings fish from the coast to sell inland [JGN]. But EFG queries this, and so do L *Ripple. (i) To ripple or ribble land is to plough it ..."

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