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lip

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Noun, Verb (usu participle)
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2 in 2 verses (in OT : 2 in 2 verses)

CIDE DICTIONARY

lipn. [OE. lippe, AS. lippa; akin to D. lip, G. lippe, lefze, OHG. lefs, Dan. læbe, Sw. läpp, L. labium, labrum. Cf. Labial.].
  •  One of the two fleshy folds which surround the orifice of the mouth in man and many other animals. In man the lips are organs of speech essential to certain articulations. Hence, by a figure they denote the mouth, or all the organs of speech, and sometimes speech itself.  [1913 Webster]
    "Thine own lips testify against thee."  [1913 Webster]
  •  An edge of an opening; a thin projecting part of anything; a kind of short open spout; as, the lip of a vessel.  [1913 Webster]
  •  The sharp cutting edge on the end of an auger.  [1913 Webster]
  •  One of the two opposite divisions of a labiate corolla.  [1913 Webster]
  •  One of the edges of the aperture of a univalve shell.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Impudent or abusive talk; as, don't give me any of your lip.  [1913 Webster]
Lip bit, a pod auger. See Auger. -- Lip comfort, comfort that is given with words only. -- Lip comforter, one who comforts with words only. -- Lip labor, unfelt or insincere speech; hypocrisy. Bale. -- Lip reading, the catching of the words or meaning of one speaking by watching the motion of his lips without hearing his voice. Carpenter. -- Lip salve, a salve for sore lips. -- Lip service, expression by the lips of obedience and devotion without the performance of acts suitable to such sentiments. -- Lip wisdom, wise talk without practice, or unsupported by experience. -- Lip work. (a) Talk. (b) Kissing. [Humorous] B. Jonson. -- To make a lip, to drop the under lip in sullenness or contempt. Shak. -- To shoot out the lip (Script.), to show contempt by protruding the lip.
lipv. t. 
  •  To touch with the lips; to put the lips to; hence, to kiss.  [1913 Webster]
    "The bubble on the wine which breaks
    Before you lip the glass.
    "  [1913 Webster]
    "A hand that kings
    Have lipped and trembled kissing.
    "  [1913 Webster]
  •  To utter; to speak.  Keats.  [1913 Webster]
lipv. t. 
     To clip; to trim.  Holland.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

lip, n. & v.
--n.
1 a either of the two fleshy parts forming the edges of the mouth-opening. b a thing resembling these. c = LABIUM.
2 the edge of a cup, vessel, etc., esp. the part shaped for pouring from.
3 colloq. impudent talk (that's enough of your lip!).
--v.tr. (lipped, lipping)
1 a touch with the lips; apply the lips to. b touch lightly.
2 Golf a hit a ball just to the edge of (a hole). b (of a ball) reach the edge of (a hole) but fail to drop in.

Idiom
bite one's lip repress an emotion; stifle laughter, a retort, etc. curl one's lip express scorn. hang on a person's lips listen attentively to a person. lick one's lips see LICK. lip-read (past and past part. -read) (esp. of a deaf person) understand (speech) entirely from observing a speaker's lip-movements. lip-reader a person who lip-reads. lip-service an insincere expression of support etc. pass a person's lips be eaten, drunk, spoken, etc. smack one's lips part the lips noisily in relish or anticipation, esp. of food.
Derivative
lipless adj. liplike adj. lipped adj. (also in comb.).
Etymology
OE lippa f. Gmc

THESAURUS

lip

aerophone, answer back, articulate, back talk, backchat, bagpipe, bank, bell, bilge, blain, bleb, blister, blob, blow, blow a horn, board, border, bordure, boss, bow, breathe, brim, brink, brow, bubble, bugle, bulb, bulge, bulla, bump, bunch, burl, buss, button, cahot, carillon, chime, chine, chorus, clarion, clump, coast, come out with, communicate, condyle, convex, convey, deliver, disclose, doodle, double reed, double-tongue, dowel, ear, edge, embouchure, emit, enunciate, express, featheredge, fife, flange, flap, fling off, flute, formulate, frame, fringe, gall, give, give expression, give out with, give tongue, give utterance, give voice, gnarl, handle, hem, hill, horn, hump, hunch, impart, jaw, jog, joggle, key, knob, knot, knur, knurl, labellum, labium, labrum, lap, lave, ledge, let out, limb, limbus, list, loop, lump, marge, margin, mole, mountain, mouth, mouthpiece, nevus, nub, nubbin, nubble, osculate, out with, papilloma, peck, peg, phonate, phrase, pipe, pour forth, present, pronounce, provoke, put forth, put in words, ragged edge, raise, reed, rib, ridge, rim, ring, sass, sassiness, sauce, sauciness, say, selvage, set forth, shore, shoulder, side, sideline, skirt, slide, smack, smooch, sound, spine, stud, style, tab, talk back, tell, throw off, tongue, toot, tooter, tootle, triple-tongue, trumpet, tubercle, tubercule, tweedle, utter, valve, verbalize, verge, verruca, vesicle, vocalize, voice, wale, wart, wash, welt, whisper, whistle, wind, wind instrument, wind the horn, word

ROGET THESAURUS

lip

Edge

N edge, verge, brink, brow, brim, margin, border, confine, skirt, rim, flange, side, mouth, jaws, chops, chaps, fauces, lip, muzzle, threshold, door, porch, portal, coast, shore, frame, fringe, flounce, frill, list, trimming, edging, skirting, hem, selvedge, welt, furbelow, valance, gimp, border, marginal, skirting, labial, labiated, marginated.

Convexity

N convexity, prominence, projection, swelling, gibbosity, bilge, bulge, protuberance, protrusion, camber, cahot, thank-ye-ma'am, swell, intumescence, tumour, tumor, tubercle, tuberosity, excrescence, hump, hunch, bunch, boss, embossment, hub, hubble, tooth, knob, elbow, process, apophysis, condyle, bulb, node, nodule, nodosity, tongue, dorsum, bump, clump, sugar loaf, bow, mamelon, molar, belly, corporation, pot belly, gut, withers, back, shoulder, lip, flange, pimple, zit, wen, wheel, papula, pustule, pock, proud flesh, growth, sarcoma, caruncle, corn, wart, pappiloma, furuncle, polypus, fungus, fungosity, exostosis, bleb, blister, blain, boil, airbubble, blob, papule, verruca, papilla, nipple, teat, tit, titty, boob, knocker, pap, breast, dug, mammilla, proboscis, nose, neb, beak, snout, nozzle, schnoz, peg, button, stud, ridge, rib, jutty, trunnion, snag, cupola, dome, arch, balcony, eaves, pilaster, relief, relievo, cameo, bassorilievo, mezzorilevo, altorivievo, low relief, bas relief, high relief, hill, cape, promontory, mull, forehead, foreland, point of land, mole, jetty, hummock, ledge, spur, naze, ness, convex, prominent, protuberant, projecting, bossed, embossed, bossy, nodular, bunchy, clavate, clavated, claviform, hummocky, moutonne, mammiliform, papulous, papilose, hemispheric, bulbous, bowed, arched, bold, bellied, tuberous, tuberculous, tumous, cornute, odontoid, lentiform, lenticular, gibbous, club shaped, hubby, hubbly, knobby, papillose, saddle-shaped, selliform, subclavate, torose, ventricose, verrucose, salient, in relief, raised, repousse, bloated, (expanded).


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