What does the word tipple mean?

Usage examples for tipple

  1. Champagne, said Dr. O'Grady, is the recognised tipple for anybody high up in the Government service. – General John Regan 1913 by George A. Birmingham
  2. My barsac was finished- shocking bad tipple it was for the money! – A Chair on The Boulevard by Leonard Merrick
  3. Is this your favourite tipple? – The Red Eric by R.M. Ballantyne