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Lippy

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Lippy lip′i an old Scottish dry measure, the fourth of a peck.
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Dim. from. A.S. leáp, a basket; Ice. laupr.

Usage

In literature:

Say, you know how lippy Bjornstam is?
"Main Street" by Sinclair Lewis
There, creeps Fra Lippo Lippi with his cheeks still burning from some girl's hot kiss.
"Selected Prose of Oscar Wilde with a Preface by Robert Ross" by Oscar Wilde
Lippie, the fourth part of a peck.
"Old Mortality, Illustrated, Volume 2." by Sir Walter Scott
One day I visited the cabin of my friend Lippy, who made a million or so upon El Dorado.
"The Drama of the Forests" by Arthur Heming
Lippi, Fra Filippo, 63, 71, 74.
"A Text-Book of the History of Painting" by John C. Van Dyke
Fra Lippo Lippi, 113.
"Modern English Books of Power" by George Hamlin Fitch
The head of the Virgin reminds one of one of Lippo Lippi's Madonnas.
"The Cathedral Church of York" by A. Clutton-Brock
Lippi, Fra Lippo, vi, 51.
"Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great - Volume 14" by Elbert Hubbard
It probably was engraved by Filippino Lippi in 1502, on the occasion of Lucretia's marriage.
"Lucretia Borgia" by Ferdinand Gregorovius
Her name was Lippy, or some sound which that combination of letters produces.
"The Madman and the Pirate" by R.M. Ballantyne
T. S. Lippy is said to have paid the Canadian government $65,000 in royalties for the year 1898 and Clarence Berry about the same.
"A Woman who went to Alaska" by May Kellogg Sullivan
FILLIPINO LIPPI (1460-1505) was a pupil of Botticelli and a very important artist.
"A History of Art for Beginners and Students: Painting, Sculpture, Architecture" by Clara Erskine Clement
Now, with my rod of 1500, I indeed drop Filippo Lippi and Verrocchio, but I catch seven.
"Ariadne Florentina" by John Ruskin
But Benvenuto, Lippo Lippi and Buffalmacco were typical Bohemians.
"Ave Roma Immortalis, Vol. 2" by Francis Marion Crawford
He loved the early Italian painters, but particularly Giotto and Fra Angelico and Filippo Lippi.
"The Rainbow" by D. H. (David Herbert) Lawrence
I lurd rather deal wi' the thankless maltster, that neither gi'es coup, neivefu', nor lippie, than wi' him.
"The Three Perils of Man, Vol. 3 (of 3)" by James Hogg
Good day, my dear modern representative of Fra Lippo Lippi.
"The Tiger Lily" by George Manville Fenn
You just bring Moore to his bearings, kid, and jab him one on the jaw if he gets lippy!
"The Viking Blood" by Frederick William Wallace
FILIPPINO, or LIPPINO LIPPI (1460-1505), was the natural son of Fra Lippo Lippi and Lucrezia Buti, born in Florence and educated at Prato.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 16, Slice 6" by Various
Diamante, F., a Carmelite, da Prato, pupil of F. Filippo Lippi.
"The History of Painting in Italy, Volume VI (of 6)" by Luigi Antonio Lanzi
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In news:

Lippi's Guangzhou lose 4-2 to Al Iittihad.
Butter London "No More Waity, Katie" Lippy and Nail Lacquer .
Beauty Finds Fit for Kate Middleton: Butter London "No More Waity, Katie" Lippy and Nail Lacquer .
Find out what your signature lippie says to others (and, of course, your latest crush).
Evergrande's Lippi dismisses rumors of Drogba swoop.
Al Ittihad beats Marcello Lippi 's Guangzhou 4-2 in 1st leg of Asian Champion League quarters.
Italy's Lippi not about to make changes.
The actor, who turned 60 this month, hit the New York premiere of Black November on Wednesday night, stealing the attention from his costar Kim Basinger by showing off a brand new, lippy look, and RadarOnline.com has the shocking photos.
Butter London "No More Waity, Katie" Lippy and Nail Lacquer.
Have yourself a Lippy little Christmas.
Have yourself a Lippy little.
Al Ittihad beats Marcello Lippi's Guangzhou 4-2 in 1st leg of Asian Champion League quarters.
This is one of the questions Bruce Lippy grapples with in his article " Margin of Safety " in the May 2012 Synergist (digital edition coming soon).
From an economist's perspective, Lippy writes, the answer is yes.
Evergrande's Lippi dismisses rumors of Drogba swoop .
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