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Definition of: LISP

lisp
(n.) The habit or act of lisping. See Lisp, v. i., 1.
(v. i.) To pronounce the sibilant letter s imperfectly; to give s and z the sound of th; -- a defect common among children.
(v. i.) To speak with imperfect articulation; to mispronounce, as a child learning to talk.
(v. i.) To speak hesitatingly with a low voice, as if afraid.
(v. t.) To pronounce with a lisp.
(v. t.) To utter with imperfect articulation; to express with words pronounced imperfectly or indistinctly, as a child speaks; hence, to express by the use of simple, childlike language.
(v. t.) To speak with reserve or concealment; to utter timidly or confidentially; as, to lisp treason.

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lips
lips
Either the outer margin or the inner margin of the aperture of a gastropod's shell
The top edge of a vessel or other container
Either of two fleshy folds of tissue that surround the mouth and play a role in speaking
An impudent or insolent rejoinder; "don't give me any of your sass"
(botany) either of the two parts of a bilabiate corolla or calyx
slip
slip
(n.) To move along the surface of a thing without bounding, rolling, or stepping; to slide; to glide.
(n.) To slide; to lose one's footing or one's hold; not to tread firmly; as, it is necessary to walk carefully lest the foot should slip.
(n.) To move or fly (out of place); to shoot; -- often with out, off, etc.; as, a bone may slip out of its place.
(n.) To depart, withdraw, enter, appear, intrude, or escape as if by sliding; to go or come in a quiet, furtive manner; as, some errors slipped into the work.
(n.) To err; to fall into error or fault.
(v. t.) To cause to move smoothly and quickly; to slide; to convey gently or secretly.
(v. t.) To omit; to loose by negligence.
(v. t.) To cut slips from; to cut; to take off; to make a slip or slips of; as, to slip a piece of cloth or paper.
(v. t.) To let loose in pursuit of game, as a greyhound.
(v. t.) To cause to slip or slide off, or out of place; as, a horse slips his bridle; a dog slips his collar.
(v. t.) To bring forth (young) prematurely; to slink.
(n.) The act of slipping; as, a slip on the ice.
(n.) An unintentional error or fault; a false step.
(n.) A twig separated from the main stock; a cutting; a scion; hence, a descendant; as, a slip from a vine.
(n.) A slender piece; a strip; as, a slip of paper.
(n.) A leash or string by which a dog is held; -- so called from its being made in such a manner as to slip, or become loose, by relaxation of the hand.
(n.) An escape; a secret or unexpected desertion; as, to give one the slip.
(n.) A portion of the columns of a newspaper or other work struck off by itself; a proof from a column of type when set up and in the galley.
(n.) Any covering easily slipped on.
(n.) A loose garment worn by a woman.
(n.) A child's pinafore.
(n.) An outside covering or case; as, a pillow slip.
(n.) The slip or sheath of a sword, and the like.
(n.) A counterfeit piece of money, being brass covered with silver.
(n.) Matter found in troughs of grindstones after the grinding of edge tools.
(n.) Potter's clay in a very liquid state, used for the decoration of ceramic ware, and also as a cement for handles and other applied parts.
(n.) A particular quantity of yarn.
(n.) An inclined plane on which a vessel is built, or upon which it is hauled for repair.
(n.) An opening or space for vessels to lie in, between wharves or in a dock; as, Peck slip.
(n.) A narrow passage between buildings.
(n.) A long seat or narrow pew in churches, often without a door.
(n.) A dislocation of a lead, destroying continuity.
(n.) The motion of the center of resistance of the float of a paddle wheel, or the blade of an oar, through the water horozontally, or the difference between a vessel's actual speed and the speed which she would have if the propelling instrument acted upon a solid; also, the velocity, relatively to still water, of the backward current of water produced by the propeller.
(n.) A fish, the sole.
(n.) A fielder stationed on the off side and to the rear of the batsman. There are usually two of them, called respectively short slip, and long slip.