poppet

noun
pop·​pet | \ˈpä-pət \

Definition of poppet 

1a Midland : doll

b obsolete : marionette

2 chiefly British : dear

3a : an upright support or guide of a machine that is fastened at the bottom only

b : a valve that rises perpendicularly to or from its seat

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Examples of poppet in a Sentence

a scruffy old poppet that had once belonged to my great grandmother

First Known Use of poppet

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

History and Etymology for poppet

Middle English popet — more at puppet

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poppean

popper

Popperian

poppet

poppethead

poppied

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poppet

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English Language Learners Definition of poppet

—used to talk in a loving way to or about a child

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