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pipper

[ pip-er ]
/ ˈpɪp ər /
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noun

the center of the reticule of a gunsight.

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Origin of pipper

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Example sentences from the Web for pipper

  • Many theories have been put forward, but none of them—with the exception, perhaps, of Herman Pipper—possess the ring of truth.

  • It seems 'most too lucky that I've got on so well, spite of Pipper's taking the figs.

    The Front Yard|Constance Fenimore Woolson
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