Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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RIPPLE, v.1 Also Sc. forms riple, rippill (Sc. 1887 Jam.; Peb. 1913 Rymour Club Misc. II. ii. 89). Sc. †usages:

1. To drizzle (n. and s.Sc. 1808 Jam.).

2. Of a cloud formation: to begin to break up, to separate so as to let clear sky show through (Fif. 1825 Jam.).

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