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 Nip-cheese or Nip-farthing.Nirva’na. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Nipperkin (A).
 
A small wine and beer measure. Now called a “nip.”   1
       
“His hawk-economy won’t thank him for’t
Which stops his petty nipperkin of port.”
       
Peter Pindar: Hair Powder.
 


 Nip-cheese or Nip-farthing.Nirva’na. 

 
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