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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR NIPPLE

All the slopes of Nipple Top are hirsute and jagged to the last degree.

There were no flat, or Peento, peaches but a sort known as Venus's Nipple was seemingly a typical beaked peach.

It was the highest peak in the neighborhood of the coast, and was called the Nipple.

Saying this, I walked a few steps from the place where we were lying down, to see if there was any way of scaling the Nipple.

WORD ORIGIN

1530s, nyppell, "teat, duct-laden extremity of a mammalian breast," alteration of neble (1520s), probably diminutive of neb "bill, beak, snout" (see neb), hence, literally "a small projection." In reference to an artificial device on an infant's bottle, from 1875. A 16c.-17c. slang term for a woman's nipples was cherrilets.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR NIPPLE

breast

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