A fit of rage; a violent passion.
The company sailing on a ship, whether sailors or passengers.
'The Colonel's in an unco kippage,' said Mrs. Flockhart to Evan, as he descended; 'I wish he may be weel, -- the very veins on his brent brow are swelled like whipcord: wad he no tak something?'
Only dinna pit yoursell into a kippage, and expose yoursell before the weans, or before the Marquis, when ye gang down-bye.”
The word 'kippage' comes from a French word meaning 'equipment'.