Nippitate Nip"pi*tate, a. [Cf. 1st {Nip}.] Peculiarly strong and good; -- said of ale or liquor. [Old Cant] [1913 Webster]

'T will make a cup of wine taste nippitate. --Chapman. [1913 Webster]

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  • nippitate — adjective Etymology: from nippitaty, nippitate, n. obsolete, of liquor : strong and good : excellent …   Useful english dictionary

  • nippitaty — noun also nippitate or nippitato or nippitatum Etymology: origin unknown obsolete : particularly good and strong liquor; especially …   Useful english dictionary

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