Polybius Henslowii
Nipper Nip"per, n. 1. One who, or that which, nips. [1913 Webster]

2. A fore tooth of a horse. The nippers are four in number. [1913 Webster]

3. A satirist. [Obs.] --Ascham. [1913 Webster]

4. A pickpocket; a young or petty thief. [Old Cant] [1913 Webster]

5. (Zo["o]l.) (a) The cunner. (b) A European crab ({Polybius Henslowii}). [1913 Webster]


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