Kipper is also applied to salmon which has undergone the process of kippering (which see).
A northern term for a female fish, as kipper is for the male.
"Kipper's" rig-out must have totted up to a tidy little sum.
Then he had a kipper—not out of a tin, either—and bacon and eggs and toast and marmalade.
Be that as it may, Kipper was no favourite in the country of his exile.