Pronunciation: (tip'it),[key] —n. 1. a scarf, usually of fur or wool, for covering the neck, or the neck and shoulders, and usually having ends hanging down in front. Cf. stole2 (def. 2).
2. Eccles.a band of silk or the like worn around the neck with the ends pendent in front. Cf. stole2 (def. 1).
3. a long, narrow, pendent part of a hood, sleeve, etc.
4. Angling. a. a short length of gut, nylon, or the like, for tying an artificial fly to the leader.
b. a branch of the shaft of a bird feather, serving as the tail of an artificial fly.