Lippen

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.i Lippen lip′n (Scot.) to trust, rely, depend (with to, on)
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Usage

In literature:

Noo I never had reason to doobt my yoong lord's word, but in a case o' this kin' it's aye better no to lippen.
"Donal Grant" by George MacDonald
Lippen not to yersel', but trust in Christ and his salvation.
"Robert Falconer" by George MacDonald
But, I ken ye's nae mair to be lippened tae for THAT.
"The Bell-Ringer of Angel's and Other Stories" by Bret Harte
She did na lippen to thae English buiks, as though she couldna rear a wean without bulk learning.
"The Clever Woman of the Family" by Charlotte M. Yonge
I jaloused him, sir, no to be the friend to government he pretends: the family are not to lippen to.
"Old Mortality, Complete, Illustrated" by Sir Walter Scott
Oh, my dear lassie, we should have lippened to God, and He would not have disappointed us!
"Winter Evening Tales" by Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
She gave me a good character of you, and she is one to lippen to.
"The Disentanglers" by Andrew Lang
Stra'ven folk are never to lippen to.
"The Black Douglas" by S. R. Crockett
You used to like me; and you always seemed A menseful body: and I lippened to you.
"Krindlesyke" by Wilfrid Wilson Gibson
Should they leave thine lippen unfreten.
"The Departing Soul's Address to the Body" by Anonymous
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In poetry:

Alsof van achter diepe slippen
Haar dolend tasten eindlijk vond
Met hare warme blinde lippen
Nog lichter lust dan uwen mond.
"Maanlicht" by Pieter Cornelis Boutens
Später formten es meine Lippen,
wie der Soldaten durstige, schrundige Lippen
den Trompetenton,
den Trompetenton gefunden hatten.
"Zigeuner im Armsünderhaus (German)" by Mihaly Babits
Ik hoor den heelen dag als vogelenkelen,
Als fluiten ver, dat krimpt en zwelt,
Tot vlak bij huis uw lippen woordespelen
En al geluid versmelt.
"Ik Denk Aldoor Aan Rozen" by Pieter Cornelis Boutens
Seht, wie locken seine Lippen!
Seht, wie glueht sein Mund so rot!
Machet mich, ihr roten Lippen,
Macht mich halbgezwungen rot!
Ja, er koemmt, er kuesset mich.
O wie feurig kuesst er mich!
"Phyllis Lobt Den Wein" by Gotthold Ephraim Lessing
Noo, Warl', hae I wrang't ye?—thou kens best thysel';
Let them that hae try't thee an' lippen't thee tell;
But, hark! i' yer lug, my puir hard-wurkin' brither,
Lippen aye maist tae Heaven, tae yersel', an' yer mither!
"The Way of The Warl'" by Janet Hamilton

In news:

Ben Lippen , Camden name new principals.
It was a history making day at Ben Lippen School.
The Lions' bats once again exploded in a 12 to 5 defeat of Ben Lippen.
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