noun Etymology: Medieval Latin liripipium Date: 1594 a pendent part of a tippet; also tippet, scarf

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  • Liripipe — Lir i*pipe (l[i^]r [i^]*p[imac]p), n. [Obs.] See {Liripoop}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • liripipe — [lir′ə pīp΄] n. [ML liripipium < ?] in early academic costume, a long tail to a hood …   English World dictionary

  • Liripipe — The word is believed to originate from the Medieval Latin term liripipium of unsure origin. Webster s Dictionary suggests it is a corruption of cleri ephippium (clergy s caparison)See academic dress for more information on hoods.The word liripoop …   Wikipedia

  • liripipe — /lir ee puyp /, n. 1. a hood with a long, hanging peak, worn originally by medieval academics and later adopted for general wear in the 14th and 15th centuries. 2. a long strip or tail of fabric hanging from a garment or headdress, esp. the peak… …   Universalium

  • Liripipe — 1350 to end of 15th century. Long trailing tippet from the back of a hood or chaperon. M …   Medieval glossary

  • liripipe — lir·i·pipe …   English syllables

  • liripipe — lir•i•pipe [[t]ˈlɪr iˌpaɪp[/t]] n. 1) clo a hood with a long hanging peak 2) clo scarf; tippet • Etymology: 1540–50; < ML liripipium …   From formal English to slang

  • liripipe — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Academic dress — or academical dress is traditional clothing for academic settings, primarily tertiary and sometimes secondary education. It is also known as academicals and, in the United States, as academic regalia. Contemporarily, it is commonly seen only at… …   Wikipedia

  • 1400-1500 in fashion — Fashion in 15th century Europe was characterized by a series of extremes and extravagances, from the voluminous gowns called houppelandes with their sweeping floor length sleeves to the revealing doublets and hose of Renaissance Italy. Hats,… …   Wikipedia

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