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kipper


  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Kipper  \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.] 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Kipper  \Kip"per\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Kippered};  p.  pr  &  vb 
  n.  {Kippering}.] 
  To  cure,  by  splitting,  salting,  and  smoking.  ``Kippered 
  salmon.''  --Dickens. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Kipper  \Kip"per\,  a. 
  Amorous;  also  lively;  light-footed;  nimble;  gay;  sprightly. 
  [Prov.  Eng.] 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  kipper 
  n  :  salted  and  smoked  herring  [syn:  {kippered  herring}] 




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