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kipper

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noun kip·per \ˈki-pər\

Simple Definition of kipper

  • : a herring that has been preserved with salt and then smoked

Full Definition of kipper

  1. 1 :  a male salmon or sea trout during or after the spawning season

  2. 2 :  a kippered herring or salmon

Origin of kipper

Middle English kypre, from Old English cypera; akin to Old English coper copper


First Known Use: before 12th century


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kipper

verb kip·per

Definition of kipper

kip·peredkip·per·ing play \-p(ə-)riŋ\

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to cure (split dressed fish) by salting and smoking

kip·per·er play \-pər-ər\ noun


1773

First Known Use of kipper

1773


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