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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Tiptoe \Tip"toe`\, a. 1. Being on tiptoe, or as on tiptoe; hence, raised as high as possible; lifted up; exalted; also, alert. [1913 Webster] Night's candles are burnt out, and jocund day Stands tiptoe on the misty mountain tops. --Shak. [1913 Webster] Above the tiptoe pinnacle of glory. --Byron. [1913 Webster] 2. Noiseless; stealthy. "With tiptoe step." --Cowper. [1913 Webster] Tiptoe mirth, the highest degree of mirth. --Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster]