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1. A covering for the shoulders, as of fur, with long ends that hang in front.
2. A long stole worn by members of the Anglican clergy.
3. A long hanging part, as of a sleeve, hood, or cape.
4. The thinnest end of a tapered fly-fishing leader.
[Middle English tipet, perhaps from tip, tip of an object.]
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1. (Clothing & Fashion) a woman's fur cape for the shoulders, often consisting of the whole fur of a fox, marten, etc
2. (Ecclesiastical Terms) the long stole of Anglican clergy worn during a service
3. (Clothing & Fashion) a long streamer-like part to a sleeve, hood, etc, esp in the 16th century
4. (Zoology) the ruff of a bird
5. (Angling) a tippet feather or something similar used in dressing some artificial angling flies
[C14: perhaps from tip1]
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
1. a scarf, usu. of fur or wool, for covering the neck and shoulders, and usu. having ends hanging down in front.
2. a band of silk or the like worn by Anglican clergy around the neck with the ends pendent in front.
3. a long, narrow, pendent part of a hood or sleeve.
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tippet[ˈtɪpɪt] N → esclavina f
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