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See also: Lippen
- licken (dialectal)
From Middle English lipnen (“to trust”), of obscure origin. Perhaps an alteration of Middle English litnen (“to trust”), of North Germanic origin, compare Swedish lita (“to trust, depend, rely on”).
- (transitive, Britain dialectal, Northern England, Scotland) To intrust; trust to (someone/something).
- (intransitive, Britain dialectal, Northern England, Scotland) To trust; to expect; to depend or rely (on).
- Do not lippen to him! / I was lippening on you.
- Sense 2 usually with to or on.
- Plural form of lip
Conjugation of lippen (weak verb)