kippage

kippage

[noun]

  • Disorder; confusion.

  • A fit of rage; a violent passion.

  • The company sailing on a ship, whether sailors or passengers.

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Examples For kippage

  • '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?'

    Waverley: or, 'Tis sixty years since

  • Only dinna pit yoursell into a kippage, and expose yoursell before the weans, or before the Marquis, when ye gang down-bye.”

    The Bride of Lammermoor

Notes For kippage

The word 'kippage' comes from a French word meaning 'equipment'.