Fillip

Definition of Fillip

Fil´lip   Pronunciation: fĭl´lĭp
v. t.1.To strike with the nail of the finger, first placed against the ball of the thumb, and forced from that position with a sudden spring; to snap with the finger.
[imp. & p. p. Filliped ; p. pr. & vb. n. Filliping.]
2.To snap; to project quickly.
The use of the elastic switch to fillip small missiles with.
- Tylor.
n.1.A jerk of the finger forced suddenly from the thumb; a smart blow.
2.Something serving to rouse or excite.
I take a glass of grog for a filip.
- Dickens.

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