tippet

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tippet

Pronunciation /ˈtɪpɪt/
noun
1 A woman’s long fur scarf or shawl worn around the neck and shoulders.
1.1 A long scarf or shawl worn as a ceremonial garment, especially by the clergy.
1.2 historical A long, narrow strip of cloth forming part of or attached to a hood or sleeve.

Origin
Middle English probably from an Anglo-Norman derivative of the noun tip.

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Tanya’s red wool tippet kept the cold wind off her neck as she hurried towards home.

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