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kip

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noun \ˈkip\

Definition of kip

  1. :  a bundle of undressed hides of young or small animals; also :  one of the hides



Origin of kip

obsolete Dutch; akin to Middle Low German kip bundle of hides


First Known Use: circa 1525

Other Fur and Leather Terms

Rhymes with kip


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kip

noun

Definition of kip

  1. 1 :  bed <ready for the kip after this screwball day — K. M. Dodson>

  2. 2 chiefly British :  sleep, nap <roused the … family from their kip — Sylvia Margolis>



Origin of kip

perhaps from Dan kippe cheap tavern


First Known Use: 1879


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kip

verb

Definition of kip

kippedkip·ping

British

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  sleep —sometimes used with down <kip down on a spare bed — Alice Glenday>



Examples of kip

  1. Can I kip here tonight?

  2. <after a rigorous walk over the Devon moors, I needed to kip down a bit on the daybed>



Circa 1889

First Known Use of kip

circa 1889


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kip

noun

Definition of kip

  1. :  a unit of weight equal to 1000 pounds (454 kilograms) used to express deadweight load



Origin of kip

kilo- + pound


First Known Use: 1914

Other Weights and Measures Terms


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kip

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noun \ˈkip, ˈgip\

Definition of kip

plural kip or kips

  1. — see money table



Origin of kip

Lao kì:p, literally, ingot


First Known Use: 1955


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