Most people smoke a dipper and chill, but I would smoke like six a night.
The dipper is filled four or five times, according to the heat of the plate, which is cooled down to a low or very deep red.
Barney reached for a dipper hanging on a nail beside the kitchen door.
We all drank a dipper each of the water, which was perfectly transparent, and I thought it was not "bad to take" as a medicine.
There was a pail of water with a dipper in it on 351 a bench.
He takes the fust swaller out ov the dipper, and smacking hiz lips, insists upon your drinking the balance awl up.
There ain't a dipper left in the ship, and the water pourin' in by the barrelful!
Manys the time Ive taken a drink at it and the last time I was here I brought this gourd for a dipper.
Then he gave himself time to cut bread and brew a dipper of tea.
The English local names of the dipper are not without interest.
late 14c., as a type of diving bird, agent noun from dip (v.). As a ladle or long-handled utensil for drawing liquid, from 1783, chiefly American English. As the popular U.S. name for the asterism known in Britain as The Plough or Charles' Wain, attested by 1833.
|Big Dipper |
An asterism composed of seven stars in the constellation Ursa Major. Four stars form the bowl and three form the handle in the outline of a dipper.