Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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CURLIPPIE, v. “To steal slyly” (Fif. 1825 Jam.2).

[From Cur- + ? Lip, to break off at the edge or lip, or Lippie, a measure, with the notion of pilfering meal, etc., in small quantities.]

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