KJV Dictionary Definition: tip


TIP, n.

1. The end; the point or extremity of any thing small; as the tip of the finger; the tip of a spear; the tip of the tongue; the tip of the ear.

2. One part of the play at nine-pins.

3. In botany, an anther.

TIP, v.t. To form a point with something; to cover the tip, top or end; a, to tip any thing with gold or silver.

With truncheon tipp'd with iron head.

Tipp'd with jet,

Fair ermines spotless as the snows they press.

1. for tap. To strike slightly, or with the end of any thing small; to tap.

A third rogue tips me by the elbow.

2. To lower one end, or throw upon the end; as, to tip a cart for discharging a load. N. England.

To tip the wink, to direct a wink, or to wink to another for notice.

TIP, v.i. In the phrase, to tip off, that is, to fall headlong; hence, to die.


TIP'PING, ppr. Covering the end or tip.