Lir"i*poop (?), n. [OF. liripipion, liripion, LL. liripipium. Said to be corrupted from L. cleri ephippium, lit., the clergy's caparison.]


A pendent part of the old clerical tippet; afterwards, a tippet; a scarf; -- worn also by doctors, learned men, etc.



Acuteness; smartness; also, a smart trick or stratagem.




A silly person.


A liripoop, vel lerripoop, a silly, empty creature; an old dotard. Milles. MS. Devon Gloss.


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