Wype - definition of Wype by The Free Dictionary
|n.||1.||The wipe, or lapwing.|
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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it everie peece with linnen cloth, dry them and couch it with salt, a laying of beefe and another of salt: and ye must lay a stick crosse each way, so the brine may run from the salt.
(39-40) And losse of her, whose love as lyfe I wayd, Those weary wanton toyes away dyd wype
She declares that "dry schulde I wype
Pat nowe is wete" (39.60).