Dipsey
Dipsey Dip"sey, Dipsie Dip"sie, Dipsy Dip"sy, n. 1. A sinker attached to a fishing line; also, a line having several branches, each with such a sinker, used in deep-sea fishing. [Local, U. S.] [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

2. (Naut.) A deep-sea lead. [Rare] [Webster 1913 Suppl.]


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  • Dipsey — Dip sey, Dipsie Dip sie, Dipsy Dip sy, a. Deep sea; as, a dipsey line; a dipsy lead. [Sailor s Cant] [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dipsey — dip·sey …   English syllables

  • dipsey — …   Useful english dictionary

  • dipsey sinker — a teardrop lead weight used for bottom fishing. The shape stops it catching on rocks …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • Dipsie — Dipsey Dip sey, Dipsie Dip sie, Dipsy Dip sy, a. Deep sea; as, a dipsey line; a dipsy lead. [Sailor s Cant] [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dipsy — Dipsey Dip sey, Dipsie Dip sie, Dipsy Dip sy, a. Deep sea; as, a dipsey line; a dipsy lead. [Sailor s Cant] [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dipsie — Dipsey Dip sey, Dipsie Dip sie, Dipsy Dip sy, n. 1. A sinker attached to a fishing line; also, a line having several branches, each with such a sinker, used in deep sea fishing. [Local, U. S.] [Webster 1913 Suppl.] 2. (Naut.) A deep sea lead.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dipsy — Dipsey Dip sey, Dipsie Dip sie, Dipsy Dip sy, n. 1. A sinker attached to a fishing line; also, a line having several branches, each with such a sinker, used in deep sea fishing. [Local, U. S.] [Webster 1913 Suppl.] 2. (Naut.) A deep sea lead.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • dipsy — I. adjective see dipsey I II. noun see dipsey II * * * dipsy variant of dipsey …   Useful english dictionary

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