1) A cape or short cloak, or a garment to cover the neck and shoulders. It could also refer to slips of cloth hanging from a hood or head-dress.

1486 a typpet of blak velvet with sylver aglettes, Beverley

1498 To Costen Bolling my hat and tippet, Calverley

c.1537 a new typet of blak velvett not lyned, Halifax

1559 one tipet Lyned with taphetaye, Wakefield.

dates 1486 1498 1537 1559

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