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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Tip \Tip\, v. t. [Cf. LG. tippen to tap, Sw. tippa, and E. tap
to strike gently.]
1. To strike slightly; to tap.
A third rogue tips me by the elbow. --Swift.
2. To bestow a gift, or douceur, upon; to give a present to;
as, to tip a servant. [Colloq.] --Thackeray.
3. To lower one end of, or to throw upon the end; to tilt;
as, to tip a cask; to tip a cart.
To tip off, to pour out, as liquor.
To tip over, to overturn.
To tip the wink, to direct a wink; to give a hint or
suggestion by, or as by, a wink. [Slang] --Pope.
To tip up, to turn partly over by raising one end.
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