Fil"lip (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Filliped (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Filliping.] [For filp, flip. Cf. Flippant.]

1.

To strike with the nail of the finger, first placed against the ball of the thumb, and forced from that position with a sudden spring; to snap with the finger.

"You filip me o' the head."

Shak.

2.

To snap; to project quickly.

The use of the elastic switch to fillip small missiles with. Tylor.

 

© Webster 1913.


Fil"lip, n.

1.

A jerk of the finger forced suddenly from the thumb; a smart blow.

2.

Something serving to rouse or excite.

I take a glass of grog for a filip. Dickens.

 

© Webster 1913.

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