But it took another 20 years for his son, Owen “pip” Brennan, Jr. to make the Krewe synonymous with Mardi Gras.
pip walking down the hallway of her adolescence sporting unromantic hair.
And then there was pip, the boy in the novel who also falls in love with her.
All this time he was tilting poor pip backwards till he was dreadfully frightened and giddy.
The battle for the Cup had begun—little pip leading the dance.
A Canadian station noticed the pip on its radar screen first.
And she put the pip in a flower-pot, and both were very busy and eager about it.
I thought what a blessed fortune it was, that he had found another name for me than pip.
It was so in the Pequod with the little negro pippin by nick-name, pip by abbreviation.
Wherefore, like a coward, dost thou for ever pip and whimper, and go cowering and trembling?
"seed of an apple," 1797, shortened form of pipin "seed of a fleshy fruit" (early 14c.), from Old French pepin (13c.), probably from a root *pipp-, expressing smallness (cf. Italian pippolo, Spanish pepita "seed, kernel").
"disease of birds," late 14c., probably from Middle Dutch pippe "mucus," from West Germanic *pipit (cf. East Frisian pip, Middle High German pfipfiz, German Pips), an early borrowing from Vulgar Latin *pippita, unexplained alteration of Latin pituita "phlegm" (see pituitary).
"spot on a playing card, etc." c.1600, peep, of unknown origin. Because of the original form, it is not considered as connected to pip (n.1). Related: Pips.
A minor skin lesion, esp of teenagers: whiteheads, blackheads, goopheads, goobers, pips, acne trenches (1676+)
: a pipperoo flick
[fr pippin, a prized kind of apple; the shift was probably fr peach as one kind of excellent fruit to pippin as another]