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"I give not the pip of an apple for king or for noble," cried the serf passionately.

Why, in that respect they're all Miss Biffins to the audience, Pip.

At eighty-five seconds, he corrected slightly to center the pip.

The study of Pip is meant to indicate that with all his virtues Pip was a snob.

George Eliot or Thackeray could have described the weakness of Pip.

And from her silence Pip drew the most desperate and harrowing conclusions.

This is home to them, and just to look at Tellus would give them the pip.

The battle for the Cup had begun—little Pip leading the dance.

And she put the pip in a flower-pot, and both were very busy and eager about it.

But we are all in the hands of the Gods; and Pip jumped again.

WORD ORIGIN

"seed of an apple," 1797, shortened form of pipin "seed of a fleshy fruit" (early 14c.), from Old French pepin (13c.), probably from a root *pipp-, expressing smallness (cf. Italian pippolo, Spanish pepita "seed, kernel").

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