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NOUN (1)

1. a woman's fur shoulder cape with hanging ends; often consisting of the whole fur of a fox or marten;


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Tippet \Tip"pet\, n. [OE. tipet, tepet, AS. t[ae]ppet, probably fr. L. tapete tapestry, hangings. Cf. Tape, Tapestry, Tapet.] 1. A cape, or scarflike garment for covering the neck, or the neck and shoulders, -- usually made of fur, cloth, or other warm material. --Chaucer. Bacon. [1913 Webster] 2. A length of twisted hair or gut in a fish line. [Scot.] [1913 Webster] 3. A handful of straw bound together at one end, and used for thatching. [Scot.] --Jamieson. [1913 Webster] Tippet grebe (Zool.), the great crested grebe, or one of several similar species. Tippet grouse (Zool.), the ruffed grouse. To turn tippet, to change. [Obs.] --B. Jonson. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

tippet n 1: a woman's fur shoulder cape with hanging ends; often consisting of the whole fur of a fox or marten