Definition of Nippered

1. nipper [v] - See also: nipper



Nippered Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nippered

niopo
nip
nip and tuck
nip in the bud
nip off
nip point
nip points
nipa
nipa palm
nipas
nipecotic
nipecotic acid
niperotidine
nipped
nipper
nippered (current term)
nippering
nipperkin
nippers
nippier
nippiest
nippily
nippiness
nippinesses
nipping
nippingly
nippit
nippitate
nippitato
nippitatum

Literary usage of Nippered

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Slang and Its Analogues Past and Present: A Dictionary, Historical and by John Stephen Farmer, William Ernest Henley (1902)
"My eyes, if Bill Soames warnt nippered only for a fogle little better than a wipe ; and he was ... The Pope being nippered and brought to face the Beak. ..."

2. Slang: A Dictionary of the Turf, the Ring, the Chase, the Pit, of Bon-ton by John Badcock (1823)
"nippered—caught, taken up. ' What d'ye think ? My eyes, if Bill Soames warn't nippered only for a fogle little better than a wipe;' he was thereupon ..."

3. Slang, a Dictionary of the Turf, the Ring, the Chase, the Pit, of Bon-Ton by John Badcock (1823)
"My eyes, if Bill Soames warn't nippered only for "a fogle little better than a wipe;' he was thereupon transported, 1823. ..."

4. Two Years Before the Mast: A Personal Narrative by Richard Henry Dana (1911)
"... when these tackles were nippered, straps and toggles clapped upon the falls, and two more luff tackles hooked on, with dogs, in the same manner; ..."

5. The Harvard Classics by Charles William Eliot (1909)
"... when these tackles were nippered, straps and toggles clapped upon the falls, and two more luff tackles hooked on, with dogs, in the same manner; ..."

6. Forty-five Years Under the Flag by Winfield Scott Schley (1904)
"... were wounded or not; that he saw men nippered with catgut, dragged along by the police, and beaten with swords if they failed to keep pace with them. ..."

7. Two Years Before the Mast, and Twenty-four Years After: A Personal Narrative by Richard Henry Dana (1869)
"... upon them until the book was well entered, when these tackles were nippered, straps and toggles clapped upon the falls, and two more luff tackles hooked ..."

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