fillip, fillop (v.) Old form(s): fillop
strike smartly against, tap against, touch
2H4 I.ii.230[Falstaff to himself, of commending the Lord Chief Justice to Westmorland] If I do, fillip me with a three-man beetle [i.e. hit me with a sledgehammer]
Cor V.iii.59[Coriolanus to Volumnia] let the pebbles on the hungry beach / Fillip the stars [F Fillop] [i.e. rise up against]
TC IV.v.45.1[Menelaus to Cressida] You fillip me o'the head [i.e. touch my sensitive spot]
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