tippet

noun tip·pet \ ˈti-pət \

Definition of tippet

1 : a long hanging end of cloth attached to a sleeve, cap, or hood
2 : a shoulder cape of fur or cloth often with hanging ends
3 : a long black scarf worn over the robe by Anglican clergymen during morning and evening prayer
4 fishing : a short length of material (such as gut, nylon, or horsehair) attached at the thinnest end of a tapered leader (see leader 1e(2)) and used to secure an artificial fly

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Origin and Etymology of tippet

Middle English tipet


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