Definition of Pipped
1. Verb. (past of pip) ¹
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Definition of Pipped
1. pip [v] - See also: pip
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Literary usage of Pipped
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Publications by English Dialect Society (1879)
"pipped [pipt]. When an egg is cracked by the chick it is said to bo pipped. ... an' er 'a got two eggs pipped. ..."
2. A Glossary of Words Used in the Wapentakes of Manley and Corringham by Edward Peacock (1877)
"pipped [pipt]. When an egg is cracked by the chick it is said to be pipped. ' Our 'en 's a settin', an' er 'a got two eggs pipped. ..."
3. A Dictionary of the Kentish Dialect and Provincialisms in Use in the County by William Douglas Parish, William Francis Shaw, John White Masters (1887)
"pipped [pipt]. When an egg is cracked by the chick it is said to be pipped. ' Our 'on 'aa, settin', au' er 'a got two eggs pipped. ..."
4. The Journal of Heredity by American Genetic Association (1916)
"4 Of the 100 eggs set before dosing, 6 were infertile and 8 showed dead germs; 15 chicks died in shell (7 pipped); 71 hatched. Of the 100 eggs collected ..."
5. Biological Bulletin by Marine Biological Laboratory (Woods Hole, Mass.) (1907)
"Forty chicks hatched ; the remaining two died after having pipped ; the percentage of hatched chicks from the fertile eggs being 85.0. ..."
6. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1876)
"Egg pipped and some of the calcareous shell broken away. The shell membrane, however, is intact except where it is pierced by the beak of the embryo. ..."
7. Slang and Its Analogues Past and Present: A Dictionary, Historical and by John Stephen Farmer, William Ernest Henley (1902)
"The pox : see FRENCH DISEASE : hence pipped ... If Buckle were pipped, they would do the same to every clergyman. 189». ..."