a hangman’s noose.
|Paston Letters II 86: The seide Perys tyed by an halter... This is a presoner, ye may knowe by his tepet and steff [OED].|
|Satyre of Thrie Estaits II (1604) 134: Slip in thy head into this coird: For thou had never ane meiter tippit.|
|Church Hist. 143: The cart at Tyburn drives away when the tippet is fast about the necks of the condemned [OED].|
see under hempen adj.
see separate entry.
see under Tyburn n.