trippet

noun
trip·​pet | \ ˈtripə̇t \
plural -s

Definition of trippet

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1 dialectal : the pointed piece of wood used in the game of tipcat
2 : a cam, wiper, or projecting piece that strikes another piece at definite times

trippet

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Definition of trippet (Entry 2 of 2)

dialectal English variant of

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History and Etymology for trippet

Noun

Middle English tripet, from trippen to trip + -et

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“Trippet.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/trippet. Accessed 29 Nov. 2021.

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