Drip (?), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Dripped (?) or Dript; p. pr. & vb. n. Dripping.] [Akin to LG. drippen, Dan. dryppe, from a noun. See Drop.]


To fall in drops; as, water drips from the eaves.


To let fall drops of moisture or liquid; as, a wet garment drips.

The dark round of the dripping wheel. Tennyson.


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Drip, v. t.

To let fall in drops.

Which from the thatch drips fast a shower of rain. Swift.


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Drip, n.


A falling or letting fall in drops; a dripping; that which drips, or falls in drops.

The light drip of the suspended oar. Byron.

2. Arch.

That part of a cornice, sill course, or other horizontal member, which projects beyond the rest, and is of such section as to throw off the rain water.

Right of drip Law, an easement or servitude by which a man has the right to have the water flowing from his house fall on the land of his neighbor.


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