To tip over

To tip over
Tip Tip, v. t. [Cf. LG. tippen to tap, Sw. tippa, and E. tap to strike gently.] 1. To strike slightly; to tap. [1913 Webster]

A third rogue tips me by the elbow. --Swift. [1913 Webster]

2. To bestow a gift, or douceur, upon; to give a present to; as, to tip a servant. [Colloq.] --Thackeray. [1913 Webster]

3. To lower one end of, or to throw upon the end; to tilt; as, to tip a cask; to tip a cart. [1913 Webster]

{To tip off}, to pour out, as liquor.

{To tip over}, to overturn.

{To tip the wink}, to direct a wink; to give a hint or suggestion by, or as by, a wink. [Slang] --Pope.

{To tip up}, to turn partly over by raising one end. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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