Tipple

Definition of Tipple

Tip´ple
v. i.1.To drink spirituous or strong liquors habitually; to indulge in the frequent and improper used of spirituous liquors; especially, to drink frequently in small quantities, but without absolute drunkeness.
[imp. & p. p. Tippled ; p. pr. & vb. n. Tippling .]
Few of those who were summoned left their homes, and those few generally found it more agreeable to tipple in alehouses than to pace the streets.
- Macaulay.
v. t.1.To drink, as strong liquors, frequently or in excess.
2.To put up in bundles in order to dry, as hay.
n.1.Liquor taken in tippling; drink.
Pulque, the national tipple of Mexico.
- S. B. Griffin.
1.An apparatus by which loaded cars are emptied by tipping; also, the place where such tipping is done.

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