1. A cape, or scarflike garment for covering the neck, or the neck and shoulders, -- usually made of fur, cloth, or other warm material.
2. A length of twisted hair or gut in a fish line. [Scot.]
3. A handful of straw bound together at one end, and used for thatching. [Scot.]
Tippet grebe Zool., the great crested grebe, or one of several similar species.
Tippet grouse Zool., the ruffed grouse.
To turn tippet, to change. [Obs.]
n : a woman's fur shoulder cape with hanging ends; often
consisting of the whole fur of a fox or marten