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Word: tipple

Definition: drink (alcoholic beverages) frequently; N: alcoholic drink


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Bertrand M. Tipple was born at Camden, Oneida County, New York on December 1, 1868, the son of Martin Tipple (7 March 1819 – 16 May 1901) and Sara Elizabeth Squier (June 1841 – 3 June 1916).
Bertrand Martin Tipple (1 December 1868 – 19 October 1952) was a Methodist writer, lecturer, and the founder and president of Methodist International College in Rome, Italy.
During 1910 to 1924 Tipple embarked on numerous lecture trips throughout the United States, Great Britain, France, and Germany.
Following college, Tipple pursued a career as a clergyman.
He joined his daughter Silva Tipple New Lake on the American expedition to the ruins at Van Fortress, Turkey, in 1938-40.
His brother was Ezra Squier Tipple (1861–1936).
In 1909 Tipple accepted a call to be pastor of the American Methodist Episcopal Church in Rome, Italy.
In 1914, Tipple secured six acres at the southern end of Monte Mario, one of the most beautiful locations near the city.
The Methodists were in continual conflict with the Vatican during Tipple's fourteen years in Rome.
Tipple resigned as president of the college on 20 November 1923, stating ill heath as the necessitating cause, and shortly thereafter the new fascist government would stall and eventually stop the extensive building plans.
Tipple was also a Mason (33rd degree of Italy).

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