Definition of Rypecks
1. rypeck [n] - See also: rypeck
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Literary usage of Rypecks
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Supplementary English Glossary by Thomas Lewis Owen Davies (1881)
"He ordered the fisherm:m to take up the rypecks, aud he floated away down stream.— if. ... rypecks ..."
2. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, John Morley, Mowbray Morris, George Grove (1862)
"... If my face was as ugly as that house, I would wear a green veil ;" but he ordered the fisherman to take up the rypecks, and he floated away down stream. ..."
3. Boating by Walter Bradford Woodgate (1891)
"Among other reminiscences, we can recall the old starting ' rypecks,' with bungs and cords attached ; these bungs had to be held by competitors till the ..."
4. Boating by Walter Bradford Woodgate, Edmond Warre, Robert Harvey Humfrey Mason (1889)
"Among other reminiscences, we can recall the old starting 'rypecks,' with bungs and cords attached ; these bungs had tfe be held by competitors till the ..."
5. Curiosities of Natural History by Francis Trevelyan Buckland (1883)
"Everything prepared, the boat is pushed out into the middle of the river, the two rypecks are fixed firmly into the ground at the bottom, and the boat is ..."