kip 3 (kĭp) Chiefly British Slang
1. A rooming house.
2. A place to sleep; a bed.
intr.v. kipped, kip·ping, kips
[Perhaps from Danish kippe, cheap inn; akin to Old Norse -kippa (as in kornkippa, seed-corn holder) and Low German kiffe, hovel.]
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