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Meaning of KIPPER

Pronunciation:  'kipur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  salted and smoked herring
 

KIPPER is a 6 letter word that starts with K.

 

 Synonyms: kippered herring
 
 See Also: herring

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Kip"per\, n. [D. kippen to hatch, snatch, seize. Cf.
    {Kipe}.]
    1. (Zo["o]l.) A salmon after spawning.
    
    2. A salmon split open, salted, and dried or smoked; -- so
       called because salmon after spawning were usually so
       cured, not being good when fresh. [Scot.]
    
    {Kipper time}, the season in which fishing for salmon is
       forbidden. [Eng. & Scot.]
    
    
  2. \Kip"per\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Kippered}; p. pr. & vb.
    n. {Kippering}.]
    To cure, by splitting, salting, and smoking. ``Kippered
    salmon.'' --Dickens.
    
    
  3. \Kip"per\, a.
    Amorous; also, lively; light-footed; nimble; gay; sprightly.
    [Prov. Eng.]
    
    
 
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