a rod for measuring the depth of a liquid; especially, a thin metal rod used to measure the oil level in the crankcase of an automotive engine.
a graduated rod or strip dipped into a container to indicate the fluid level
) a fool
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Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.