a projection, cam, or the like, for striking some other part at regular intervals.
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How to use trippet in a sentence
Did you bolt the front door, Marian, when you let trippet out?Boston Neighbours In Town and Out | Agnes Blake Poor
She requested Mr. trippet to order her carriage that night, and went home without uttering one single word to Captain Blackbeard.
"He shall cut the throat of Sly first, though," replied Mr. trippet, fiercely.
trippet was the family cat, who had shown symptoms of alarm at the aspect of the unwonted guest.Boston Neighbours In Town and Out | Agnes Blake Poor
And she left Ensign trippet in a very solemn and affecting way.
British Dictionary definitions for trippet
any mechanism that strikes or is struck at regular intervals, as by a cam
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