Kips



[kip] /kɪp/

noun
1.
the hide of a young or small beast.
2.
a bundle or set of such hides.
[kip] /kɪp/
noun
1.
a unit of weight equal to 1000 (453.6 kilograms).
[kip] /kɪp/
noun
1.
a paper money and monetary unit of Laos, equal to 100 .
Abbreviation: K.
[kip] /kɪp/ Chiefly British
noun
1.
a place to ; bed.
2.
sleep.
verb (used without object), kipped, kipping.
3.
to sleep or nap.
/kɪp/
noun
1.
(Brit) sleep or slumber: to get some kip
2.
(Brit) a bed or lodging
3.
(Irish) a brothel
verb (intransitive) kips, kipping, kipped
4.
(Brit) to sleep or take a nap
5.
(Brit) (foll by down) to prepare for sleep
/kɪp/
noun
1.
the hide of a young animal, esp a calf or lamb
/kɪp/
noun
1.
a unit of weight equal to one thousand pounds
/kɪp/
noun
1.
the standard monetary unit of Laos, divided into 100 at
/kɪp/
noun
1.
(Austral) a small board used to spin the coins in two-up

noun

verb

: find a place to ”kip”

[1859+; origin uncertain; perhaps fr Danish kippe, ”hut, mean alehouse,” whence the early 1800s sense ”brothel”]

/kips/ [by analogy with MIPS] Thousands (*not* 1024s) of instructions per second. Usage: rare.
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