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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun tipple:
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Definition of the noun tipple
What does tipple mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: tipples
- a serving of drink (usually alcoholic) drawn from a keg
Alternative definition of the noun tipple
- An area near the entrance of mines which is used to load and unload coal
- [rail transport] An apparatus for unloading railroad freight cars by tipping them; the place where this is done
- [slang] Any alcoholic drink
Definition of the verb tipple
What does tipple mean as a doing word?
verb - inflections: tippled | tippling | tipples
- drink moderately but regularly
Alternative definition of the verb tipple
- To sell alcoholic liquor by retail. [definition from earlier 16th c.]
- synonym: bibble
- To drink too much alcohol. [definition from mid-16th c.]
- To drink alcohol regularly or habitually, but not to excess.
Tipple: A tipple is a structure used at a mine to load the extracted product for transport, typically into railroad hopper cars. In the United States, tipples have been frequently associated with coal mines, but they have also been used for hard rock mining.
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Fodor's France 2009 (2008)
by Robert I. C. Fisher, Rachel Klein
Though Arles seems to be one big sidewalk cafe in warm weather, the place to tipple is the hip bar Le Cintro, in the Hotel N0td—Pinu$. THE CAMARGUE l'odrI§ Choice * Stretching to the horizon for about 800 square km (309 square mi), the ...
by Tom Dalzell, Terry Victor
there will be no need to change the labels on bottles of Stolly, a favourite tipple of communist and capitalist leaders alike. ¦ The Guardian, 31 July 2003 ...
A Rhyming Dictionary, Answering at the Same Time the Purposes of Spelling and Pronouncing the English Language ... (1824)
by John Walker
tipple. To drink luxuriously, v. 'o topple To tumble down, v. n. [filled, s. Stopple Any thing by which the hole of a vessel is Sup'ple Pliant; yielding; fawning; soft, s. o: Red tinctured with blue; in poetry, red, s. To em-purple To make of a purple ...
A DICTIONARY OF THE SUSSEX DIALECT AND COLLECTION OF PROVINCIALISMS IN USE IN THE COUNTY OF SUSSEX (1877)
by W. D. PARISH
by Thomas Sheridan
To TIPPLE ...
A General Dictionary of the English Language. One Main Object of Which, Is, to Establish a Plain and Permanent Standard of Pronunciation. To which is Prefixed a Rhetorical Grammar. By Thomas Sheridan, A.M. (1780)
_ To TIPPLE, tipssl.
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A rotary dump unloads a B,A&P ore care at the Anaconda, Mt. Smelter
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The chef takes the first sherry of the day.
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Tipples were used in the coal mining process @ Drumheller, Alberta
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- An Evening Tipple
Enjoying a glass of Rose Wine as the sun sets in Dorset
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- Afternoon Tipple
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- Evening Tipple......
......In a rather lovely, glittery wine glass.
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- London Tipple
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- Tuesday's tipple....
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- Fave tipple!
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- TIPPLE WEST COLEMAN
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- Twyford Tipple
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- Tipple With King Cocktail, Dale DeGroff
Drink menu. Cocktails in the style of the 1920s, 30s
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Video shows what tipple means. An area near the entrance of mines which is used to load and unload coal.. An apparatus for unloading railroad freight cars by ...
Quotes about Tipple
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Scrabble value of T1I1P3P3L1E1
The value of this 6-letter word is 10 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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