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tipple Tweet Definition of tipple Like Definition of tipple on Facebook
noun
  1. (slang) Any alcoholic drink
  2. An apparatus for unloading railroad freight cars by tipping them; the place where this is done
  3. An area near the entrance of mines which is used to load and unload coal
verb (tipples, tippling, tippled)
  1. To drink alcohol regularly, but not to excess.
tub Tweet Definition of tub Like Definition of tub on Facebook
noun
  1. A broad, open, flat-bottomed vessel used for storing or packing things, or for washing things in.
  2. The contents or capacity of such a vessel.
  3. A bathtub.
  4. (context, nautical, informal) A slow-moving craft.
verb (tub, b, ed)
  1. To pack or store something in a tub.
  2. To bathe.
tunnel Tweet Definition of tunnel Like Definition of tunnel on Facebook
noun
  1. An underground or underwater passage.
  2. A passage through or under some obstacle.
  3. A hole in the ground made by an animal, a burrow.
verb (tunnels, tunnelling or in American usage tunneling, tunnelled or in American usage tunneled)
  1. (transitive) To make a tunnel through or under something, to burrow.
  2. (intransitive) To make a tunnel.

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