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Webster 1828 Edition


Nipt

NIPT

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pp.
Pinched; bit; cropped; blasted.

Definition 2021


nipt

nipt

English

Verb

nipt

  1. (archaic) simple past tense and past participle of nip
    • 1852, James Rennie, ‎George Glenny, The flower garden, its arrangement, cultivation and general management (page 61)
      [] the young shoots of the still hardier ivy, nipt and destroyed by an accidental night's frost in the early summer.

Dutch

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -ɪpt

Adjective

nipt (not comparable)

  1. narrow

Inflection

Inflection of nipt
uninflected nipt
inflected nipte
comparative
positive
predicative/adverbial nipt
indefinite m./f. sing. nipte
n. sing. nipt
plural nipte
definite nipte
partitive nipts

Verb

nipt

  1. second- and third-person singular present indicative of nippen
  2. (archaic) plural imperative of nippen

Adverb

nipt

  1. narrowly

Anagrams


Old Norse

Etymology

From Proto-Germanic *niftiz (niece). Sometimes appears as nift.

Noun

nipt f (genitive niptar)

  1. kinswoman
    Heil Nótt ok nipt!
    Hail Night and her kinswoman!

References

  • nipt in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press