, n. 1. Act of one who, or that which, trips.
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2. A light dance.
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Other trippings to be trod of lighter toes.
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3. (Naut.) The loosing of an anchor from the ground by means of its cable or buoy rope.
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Tripping line (Naut.), a small rope attached to the topgallant or royal yard, used to trip the yard, and in lowering it to the deck; also, a line used in letting go the anchor. Luce.
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