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GUEST,Lighter Lyr Req: outward/homeward bound (22) RE: Lyr Req: outward/homeward bound 22 Mar 20

"Tip" means to give (hence modern "tip," a gratuity or bit of useful information or advice).

"Chink," for many decades, meant money; in this case, pay.

So the phrase "The purser he will tip the chink" means he'll lay the bread on us.

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