tippet


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tippet

1. the long stole of Anglican clergy worn during a service
2. the ruff of a bird
3. a tippet feather or something similar used in dressing some artificial angling flies
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It seemed to Bradley that he had scarcely closed his eyes when he was brought to his feet, wide awake, by a piercing scream which was punctuated by the sharp report of a rifle from the direction of the fire where Tippet stood guard.
Then he walked quickly to where Tippet lay sprawled upon his face.
Bradley turned Tippet over on his back and pressed an ear close to the other's heart.
Hit was Death," moaned Tippet, shuddering, and again a pall of gloom fell upon the little party.
The following day Tippet walked as one in a trance.
shouted Bradley to those behind him; and all but Tippet heeded the warning.
Bradley, the moment he had discovered the thing was pursuing Tippet, had followed it.
Tippet was beyond succor--why waste a bullet that Caspak could never replace?
It might have turned itself into this thing, which ain't no natural thing at all, just to get poor Tippet.
It was a constant battle while they dug a grave and consigned all that was mortal of John Tippet to his last, lonely resting-place.
He had seen Tippet marked and claimed and now he had been marked.
They heard of the deaths of Tippet and James and of the disappearance of Lieutenant Bradley, and a new terror settled upon Dinosaur.