Definition of tippet noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈtɪpɪt//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈtɪpɪt//
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a long piece of fur worn in the past by a woman around the neck and shoulders, with the ends hanging down in front; a similar piece of clothing worn by judges, priests, etc. Word OriginMiddle English: probably from an Anglo-Norman derivative of the noun tip ‘thin pointed end of something’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: tippet