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tipple

1. a device for overturning ore trucks, mine cars, etc., so that they discharge their load
2. a place at which such trucks are tipped and unloaded

tipple

[′tip·əl]
(mining engineering)
The place where the mine cars are tipped and emptied of their coal.
The tracks, trestles, and screens at the entrance to a colliery, where coal is screened and loaded.
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Besides, we middle-class tipplers aren't problem drinkers.
Researchers have found that beer and whisky tipplers who add a few glasses of wine as well live longer than those who just stick to beer and spirits.
RUGBY mad tipplers are chartering an aeroplane to get them to Ireland's first international match of the millennium.
Mr Jones, vice-chairman of the House of Commons Beer Club, said: "They're destroying our heritage with a rash of ridiculous names designed to appeal to teenage tipplers.
The one false note comes at the end, when they raise their bottles to the audience like happy-hour tipplers.
Based on an exhaustive assembling of everything that legitimately falls under Rabelais' textual economics of imbibing, the analysis plumbs the pervasiveness and polysemy of wine as it energizes the narrator and flows from his "tonneau fictil," generating diegetic sequences, establishing oppositional characterization, and, through its therapeutic properties, restoring and/or maintaining good health for tipplers and "gens de bien.
Our complete shaft installations are designed and executed using the most modern technology available for vertical and inclined-shaft skip and cage hoisting systems with all of the necessary loading and unloading facilities including cage decking systems, car circuits, friction roller stations and tipplers.
BALLOONS released by tipplers in a London pub to celebrate the Royal wedding have ended up in an Irish ditch.
Us regular everyday tipplers support our local watering hole or club 364 days a year.
Summary: In contrast to certain rightist radicals objecting to young girls frequenting the bars to chill out as witnessed in Mangalore, the pub culture in Chandigarh gets a fillip as youngsters become regular tipplers at the pubs and lounge bars.
The Government recently attacked middle-class tipplers, who it characterised as the new problem drinkers.