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ripibu
Ripidolite
Ripienist
ripieno
Ripier
Ripler
Ripley
Ripley, George
Ripon Falls
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riposte
ripped
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Ripping
ripping bar
ripping chisel
Ripping cord
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Ripping panel
Ripping saw
Ripping strip
Ripple
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ripple grass
ripple mark

Ripper definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

RIP'PER, n. In old laws, one who brings fish to market in the inland country.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: a murderer who slashes the victims with a knife; "Jack the Ripper was probably a madman"

Merriam Webster's

noun Date: 1611 1. one that rips; especially a machine used to break up solid material (as rock or ore) 2. an excellent example or instance of its kind

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. 1 a person or thing that rips. 2 a murderer who rips the victims' bodies.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Ripper Rip"per, n. 1. One who, or that which, rips; a ripping tool. 2. A tool for trimming the edges of roofing slates. 3. Anything huge, extreme, startling, etc. [Slang.]

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Ripler Rip"ler, Ripper Rip"per, n. [Cf. Rip a basket, or Riparian.] (O.E. Law) One who brings fish from the seacoast to markets in inland towns. [Obs.] But what's the action we are for now ? Robbing a ripper of his fish. --Beau. & Fl.



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