Origin: prob. back-formation from Middle English tipelar, tavern-keeper from uncertain or unknown; perhaps
- tippler noun
- an apparatus for emptying coal, ore, etc. from a mine car by tipping
- the place where this is done
Origin: from obsolete tipple, frequentative of tip
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tr. & intr.v. tip·pled, tip·pling, tip·ples
Origin: Perhaps back-formation from Middle English tipeler, bartender.
- tipˈpler noun
- a. An apparatus for unloading freight cars by tipping them.b. The place where this is done.
- A place for screening coal and loading it into trucks or railroad cars.
Origin: From dialectal tipple, to overturn, frequentative of tip2.