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Flip (?), n. [Cf. Prov. E. flip nimble, flippant, also, a slight blow. Cf. Flippant.]

A mixture of beer, spirit, etc., stirred and heated by a hot iron.

Flip dog, an iron used, when heated, to warm flip.

 

© Webster 1913.


Flip, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Flipped (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Flipping.]

To toss or fillip; as, to flip up a cent.

As when your little ones Do 'twixt their fingers flip their cherry stones. W. Browne.

 

© Webster 1913.