Sipt vs Tipt - What's the difference?

sipt | tipt |


In obsolete terms the difference between sipt and tipt

is that sipt is past tense of sip while tipt is past tense of tip.

sipt

English

Verb

(head)
  • (obsolete) (sip)

  • sip

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A small mouthful of drink
  • Verb

  • To drink slowly, small mouthfuls at a time.
  • * 1898 , , (Moonfleet) Chapter 5
  • He held out to me a bowl of steaming broth, that filled the room with a savour sweeter, ten thousand times, to me than every rose and lily of the world; yet would not let me drink it at a gulp, but made me sip it with a spoon like any baby.
  • * {{quote-book, year=1963, author=(Margery Allingham), title=(The China Governess)
  • , chapter=5 citation , passage=A waiter brought his aperitif, which was a small scotch and soda, and as he sipped it gratefully he sighed.
       ‘Civilized,’ he said to Mr. Campion. ‘Humanizing.’ […] ‘Cigars and summer days and women in big hats with swansdown face-powder, that's what it reminds me of.’}}
  • * {{quote-magazine, date=2013-08-03, volume=408, issue=8847, magazine=(The Economist)
  • , title= Revenge of the nerds , passage=Think of banking today and the image is of grey-suited men in towering skyscrapers. Its future, however, is being shaped in converted warehouses and funky offices in San Francisco, New York and London, where bright young things in jeans and T-shirts huddle around laptops, sipping lattes or munching on free food.}}
  • To drink a small quantity.
  • * (John Dryden)
  • [She] raised it to her mouth with sober grace; / Then, sipping , offered to the next in place.
  • To taste the liquor of; to drink out of.
  • * (John Dryden)
  • They skim the floods, and sip the purple flowers.
  • (Scotland, US, dated)
  • (Webster 1913)

    Synonyms

    * nurse * See also

    See also

    * seep * siphon

    Anagrams

    * ----

    tipt

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • (obsolete) (tip)
  • ----

    tip

    English

    Etymology 1

    Circa 1225. Not recorded in Old English or Old Norse, but apparently cognate with Dutch tip, East Frisian tip, Danish tip, Swedish tipp. Perhaps cognate with Old English . Compare Albanian .

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • The extreme end of something, especially when pointed; e.g. the sharp end of a pencil.
  • * 1848 , (Anne Bronte), The Tenant of Wildfell Hall :
  • When he woke up, about half an hour after, he called it to him again, but Dash only looked sheepish and wagged the tip of his tail.
  • * {{quote-magazine, date=2013-06-08, volume=407, issue=8839, page=52, magazine=(The Economist)
  • , title= The new masters and commanders , passage=From the ground, Colombo’s port does not look like much.
  • A piece of metal, fabric or other material used to cover the top of something for protection, utility or decoration.
  • (music) The end of a bow of a stringed instrument that is not held.
  • A piece of stiffened lining pasted on the inside of a hat crown.
  • A thin, boarded brush made of camel's hair, used by gilders in lifting gold leaf.
  • Rubbish thrown from a quarry.
  • (Webster 1913)
    Synonyms
    *(extreme end of something) extremity

    Verb

    (tipp)
  • To provide with a tip; to cover the tip of.
  • * 1598 , William Shakespeare, Much Ado About Nothing , Act V:
  • I thinke he thinkes vpon the sauage bull: / Tush, feare not man, wee'll tip thy hornes with gold, / And all Europa shall reioyce at thee [...].
  • * Hudibras
  • truncheon tipped with iron head
  • * Thomson
  • Tipped with jet, / Fair ermines spotless as the snows they press.

    Etymology 2

    Possibly from Scandinavian, or a special use of Etymology 1.

    Verb

    (tipp)
  • To knock over; to make fall down, to overturn.
  • To fall over.
  • To be, or come to be, in a tilted or sloping position; to become unbalanced.
  • * 1851 , Herman Melville, Moby-Dick :
  • the brief suspended agony of the boat, as it would tip for an instant on the knife-like edge of the sharper waves, that almost seemed threatening to cut it in two [...].
  • (transitive, slang, dated) To drink.
  • To dump (refuse).
  • (US) To pour a libation, particularly from a forty of malt liquor.
  • * 1993 , ”:
  • I tip my 40 to your memory.
  • To deflect with one?s fingers, especially one?s fingertips
  • * {{quote-news
  • , year=2011 , date=September 28 , author=Jon Smith , title=Valencia 1 - 1 Chelsea , work=BBC Sport citation , page= , passage=Lampard was replaced by Kalou but the substitute immediately gave the ball to Jonas, whose 25-yard curler was tipped wide by Cech.}}
    Derived terms
    * tip off * tip one's hand * tip one's hat * tippable

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (skittles, obsolete) The knocking over of a skittle.
  • An act of tipping up or tilting.
  • (UK, Australia, New Zealand) An area or a place for dumping something, such as rubbish or refuse, as from a mine; a heap (see tipple ); a dump.
  • * 1972 May 18, Jon Tinker, Must we waste rubbish?'', '' , page 389,
  • As the tip slowly squashes under its own weight, bacteria rot away the organic matter, mainly anaerobically with the generation of methane.
  • * 2009 , Donna Kelly, 'Don't dump on Hepburn's top tip'], [http://www.hepburnadvocate.com.au/, The Hepburn Advocate, Fairfax Digital
  • When I was a kid I used to love going to the tip .
  • * 2009 , Rother District Council, Rother District Council Website
  • There are two rubbish tip s in Rother.
  • * 2009 , Beck Vass, 'Computer collectibles saved from the tip' The New Zealand Herald, Technology section, APN Holdings NZ Ltd
  • Computer collectibles saved from the tip
  • (UK, Australia, New Zealand, by extension) A recycling centre.
  • (colloquial) A very untidy place.
  • The act of deflecting with one's fingers, especially the fingertips
  • * {{quote-news
  • , year=2011 , date=October 1 , author=Phil McNulty , title=Everton 0 - 2 Liverpool , work=BBC Sport citation , page= , passage=As a frenetic opening continued, Cahill - whose robust approach had already prompted Jamie Carragher to register his displeasure to Atkinson - rose above the Liverpool defence to force keeper Pepe Reina into an athletic tip over the top.}}

    Etymology 3

    Of uncertain origin; apparently cognate with (etyl) tippen, (etyl) tippen, (etyl) tippa.

    Verb

    (tipp)
  • * Jonathan Swift
  • A third rogue tips me by the elbow.

    Noun

    (tips)
  • Etymology 4

    Originally thieves' slang, of uncertain orign.

    Verb

    (tipp)
  • To give a small gratuity to, especially to an employee of someone who provides a service.
  • * {{quote-book, year=1922, author=(Ben Travers), title=(A Cuckoo in the Nest)
  • , chapter=2 citation , passage=Mother
  • Derived terms
    * tipper * tipping

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A gratuity; a small amount of money left for a bartender, waiter, taxi driver or other servant as a token of appreciation.
  • * 1897 , Bram Stoker, Dracula :
  • A half crown tip put the deputy's knowledge at my disposal, and I learned that Mr. Bloxam [...] had left for his work at five o'clock that morning.
    Synonyms
    * cumshaw * baksheesh

    Etymology 5

    Probably from , or a combination of the two.

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A piece of private or secret information, especially imparted by someone with expert knowledge about sporting odds, business performance etc.
  • A piece of advice.
  • Derived terms
    * hot tip * stock tip * tip-off * tip sheet * tipster
    Descendants
    * German: (l)

    Verb

    (tipp)
  • To give a piece of private information to; to inform (someone) of a clue, secret knowledge, etc.
  • Derived terms
    * tip off

    Etymology 6

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (AAVE) A kick or phase; one's current habits or behaviour.
  • (AAVE) A particular arena or sphere of interest; a front.
  • Anagrams

    * * ----