lipping

noun
lip·​ping | \ ˈli-piŋ How to pronounce lipping (audio) \

Definition of lipping

1 : outgrowth of bone in liplike form at a joint margin
2 : a piece of wood set in an archer's bow where a flaw has been cut out

First Known Use of lipping

1894, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Lipping.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lipping. Accessed 3 Dec. 2020.

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