hippin

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

hippin (plural hippins)

  1. (Northumbrian) A napkin for an infant.
  2. (Northumbrian) Theatre curtain.
  3. (Geordie, in the plural) Babies nappies.

References[edit]

  • The New Geordie Dictionary, Frank Graham, 1987, ISBN 0946928118
  • Northumberland Words, English Dialect Society, R. Oliver Heslop, 1893–4[1]