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, verb transitive 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, verb intransitive In the phrase, to tip off, that is, to fall headlong; hence, to die.