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tappit hen

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noun tap·pit hen \ˈta-pət-\

Definition of tappit hen

Scottish

  1. :  a drinking vessel with a knob on the lid



Origin of tappit hen

Scots tappit, alteration of English topped


First Known Use: 1721


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