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First published 1974 (SND Vol. IX).

TEEPIE, n. A wick in curling, a little touch or bump of one stone against another to change its course.Slg. 1921 T.S.D.C.:
Jist tak' a teepie off it.

[Dim. form of Eng. tip, a slight touch, i becoming > [i] in the open syllable of orig. inflected cases. Cf. Teeple.]

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