Trippet

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Trippet (Mach) A cam, wiper, or projecting piece which strikes another piece repeatedly.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n trippet A hard ball used in the game of trip.
    • n trippet In machinery, any projecting part designed to strike some other part at regular intervals, as a cam, lifter, toe, wiper, or foot.
    • n trippet A quarter of a pound.
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Usage

In literature:

Mr. Trippet stayed too.
"Catherine: A Story" by William Makepeace Thackeray
Trippet was for running to the fish-pond at the rate of ten miles an hour.
"Stories of Comedy" by Various
Other circles that may be mentioned are the Trippet Stones, in the parish of Blisland, near Bodmin, and one at Duloe, near Liskeard.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 4" by Various
Trippet was the family cat, who had shown symptoms of alarm at the aspect of the unwonted guest.
"Boston Neighbours In Town and Out" by Agnes Blake Poor
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