1. A cape, or scarflike garment for covering the neck, or the neck and shoulders, usually made of fur, cloth, or other warm material.

2. A length of twisted hair or gut in a fish line.

3. A handful of straw bound together at one end, and used for thatching.

(Science: zoology) Tippet grebe, the ruffed grouse. To turn tippet, to change.

Origin: OE. Tipet, tepet, AS. Taeppet, probably fr. L. Tapete tapestry, hangings. Cf. Tape, Tapestry, Tapet.

Please contribute to this project, if you have more information about this term feel free to edit this page

This page was last modified on 3 October 2005, at 21:16. This page has been accessed 1,151 times. 
What links here | Related changes | Permanent link