Tippet grouse
Tippet Tip"pet, n. [OE. tipet, tepet, AS. t[ae]ppet, probably fr. L. tapete tapestry, hangings. Cf. {Tape}, {Tapestry}, {Tapet}.] 1. A cape, or scarflike garment for covering the neck, or the neck and shoulders, -- usually made of fur, cloth, or other warm material. --Chaucer. Bacon. [1913 Webster]

2. A length of twisted hair or gut in a fish line. [Scot.] [1913 Webster]

3. A handful of straw bound together at one end, and used for thatching. [Scot.] --Jamieson. [1913 Webster]

{Tippet grebe} (Zo["o]l.), the great crested grebe, or one of several similar species.

{Tippet grouse} (Zo["o]l.), the ruffed grouse.

{To turn tippet}, to change. [Obs.] --B. Jonson. [1913 Webster]


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  • Tippet — Tip pet, n. [OE. tipet, tepet, AS. t[ae]ppet, probably fr. L. tapete tapestry, hangings. Cf. {Tape}, {Tapestry}, {Tapet}.] 1. A cape, or scarflike garment for covering the neck, or the neck and shoulders, usually made of fur, cloth, or other warm …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tippet grebe — Tippet Tip pet, n. [OE. tipet, tepet, AS. t[ae]ppet, probably fr. L. tapete tapestry, hangings. Cf. {Tape}, {Tapestry}, {Tapet}.] 1. A cape, or scarflike garment for covering the neck, or the neck and shoulders, usually made of fur, cloth, or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To turn tippet — Tippet Tip pet, n. [OE. tipet, tepet, AS. t[ae]ppet, probably fr. L. tapete tapestry, hangings. Cf. {Tape}, {Tapestry}, {Tapet}.] 1. A cape, or scarflike garment for covering the neck, or the neck and shoulders, usually made of fur, cloth, or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ruffed grouse — Ruffed Ruffed, a. Furnished with a ruff. [1913 Webster] {Ruffed grouse} (Zo[ o]l.), a North American grouse ({Bonasa umbellus}) common in the wooded districts of the Northern United States. The male has a ruff of brown or black feathers on each… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Bonasa umbellus — Ruffed Ruffed, a. Furnished with a ruff. [1913 Webster] {Ruffed grouse} (Zo[ o]l.), a North American grouse ({Bonasa umbellus}) common in the wooded districts of the Northern United States. The male has a ruff of brown or black feathers on each… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • drummer — Ruffed Ruffed, a. Furnished with a ruff. [1913 Webster] {Ruffed grouse} (Zo[ o]l.), a North American grouse ({Bonasa umbellus}) common in the wooded districts of the Northern United States. The male has a ruff of brown or black feathers on each… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lemur varius — Ruffed Ruffed, a. Furnished with a ruff. [1913 Webster] {Ruffed grouse} (Zo[ o]l.), a North American grouse ({Bonasa umbellus}) common in the wooded districts of the Northern United States. The male has a ruff of brown or black feathers on each… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • partridge — Ruffed Ruffed, a. Furnished with a ruff. [1913 Webster] {Ruffed grouse} (Zo[ o]l.), a North American grouse ({Bonasa umbellus}) common in the wooded districts of the Northern United States. The male has a ruff of brown or black feathers on each… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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