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TIP'PLE, verb intransitive To drink spiritus or strong liquors habitually; to indulge in the frequent and improper use of spiritus liquors. When a man begins to tipple let his creditors secure their debts.

TIP'PLE, verb transitive To drink, as strong liquors, in luxury or excess.

--Himself for saving charges.

A peel'd, slic'd onion eats, and tipples verjuice.

TIP'PLE, noun Drink; liquor taken in tippling.