- a long, hanging part of a hood, cape, or sleeve
- a scarflike garment of fur, wool, etc. for the neck and shoulders, hanging down in front
- a long, black scarf worn as by members of the Anglican clergy
Origin of tippetMiddle English tipet, probably diminutive of tip, tip
- A covering for the shoulders, as of fur, with long ends that hang in front.
- A long stole worn by members of the Anglican clergy.
- A long hanging part, as of a sleeve, hood, or cape.
- The thinnest end of a tapered fly-fishing leader.
Origin of tippetMiddle English tipet, perhaps from tip, tip of an object.
- a shoulder covering, typically the fur of a fox, with long ends that dangle in front
- a stole worn by Anglican ministers
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.