Tip Tip, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Tipped}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Tipping}.] To form a point upon; to cover the tip, top, or end of; as, to tip anything with gold or silver. [1913 Webster]

With truncheon tipped with iron head. --Hudibras. [1913 Webster]

Tipped with jet, Fair ermines spotless as the snows they press. --Thomson. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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