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1. WordNet® 3.0 (2006)
    n 1: salted and smoked herring [syn: kipper, kippered

2. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Kipper \Kip"per\, n. [D. kippen to hatch, snatch, seize. Cf.
   1. (Zool.) A salmon after spawning.
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   2. A salmon split open, salted, and dried or smoked; -- so
      called because salmon after spawning were usually so
      cured, not being good when fresh. [Scot.]
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   Kipper time, the season in which fishing for salmon is
      forbidden. [Eng. & Scot.]
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3. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Kipper \Kip"per\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Kippered; p. pr. & vb.
   n. Kippering.]
   To cure, by splitting, salting, and smoking. "Kippered
   salmon." --Dickens.
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4. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Kipper \Kip"per\, a.
   Amorous; also, lively; light-footed; nimble; gay; sprightly.
   [Prov. Eng.] --Halliwell.
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Thesaurus Results for Kipper:

1. Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0
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