a person or thing that dips.
a cuplike container with a long handle, used for dipping liquids.
3. (initial capital letter) Astronomy. 4. Ornithology. Also called water ouzel.
any small, stocky diving bird of the family Cinclidae, related to the thrushes, especially Cinclus aquaticus
of Europe and C. mexicanus
of western North America, having dense, oilyplumage and frequenting rapid streams and rivers.
South Midland and Southern U.S. a person who uses snuff.
Origin: 1350–1400; Middle English:
diving bird; see dip