At one moment I saw the avenue of lit green, at another she was dipt in it.
No angel, but a dearer being all dipt in angel instincts, breathing Paradise.
The Tench, is a great lover of large Red worms first dipt in Tar.
For this reason it is proper that linen cloths, dipt in very cold water, be laid over the receiver, and frequently shifted.
It is an arrow pointed with the diamond of wit, dipt in the oil of kindness, that wounds but to heal.
Nay, I doubt whether he would discover any vain-glorious complacence in his colours, though "Iris" herself "dipt the woof."
Nay, I doubt whether he would discover any vainglorious complacence in his colors, though "Iris" herself "dipt the woof."
Aurelian intends more and worse than he has spoken; and already has he dipt his hand in blood!'
First one, then the other, dipt his hands into the fiercely-boiling water, lifting some up and pouring it over the wrist.
dipt in the Hydra's gall, His arrows slightest wound is death to all.
Old English dyppan "immerse, baptize by immersion," from Proto-Germanic *duppjan (cf. Old Norse deypa "to dip," Danish døbe "to baptize," Old Frisian depa, Dutch dopen, German taufen, Gothic daupjan "to baptize"), related to Old English diepan "immerse, dip," and perhaps ultimately to deep. As a noun, from 1590s. Sense of "downward slope" is 1708. Meaning "sweet sauce for pudding, etc." first recorded 1825.
"stupid person, eccentric person," 1920s slang, perhaps a back-formation from dippy. "Dipshit is an emphatic form of dip (2); dipstick may be a euphemism or may reflect putative dipstick 'penis' " [DAS].
A pickpocket: Since he seemed to remind me of a dip I'd helped bust years before (1850+ Underworld)
: Frankie dipped two men on the 37 bus
[fr dipping one's hand into a pocket]
To chew tobacco or take snuff (1848+)