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1. n. a drunkard. (From dipsomaniac.) Buy the dip a drink. That’ll shut him up for a while.
2. and dipper n. a pickpocket. (Underworld.) The dip tried a snatch, but the dupe turned around at the wrong time. The cops picked up three dippers, working as a group, at the fairgrounds.
3. n. a pinch or helping of snuff. He took a dip just before he picked up the bat.
4. n. a wad of chewing tobacco. You could see he had a big dip in his cheek.
5. n. an oaf; a jerk. (Probably from dipshit.) Why are you acting like such a dip?
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In a related development, DIP presented certificates of appreciation to DLD officials in recognition of the departments support in various DIP initiatives over the years.
Artificial anything also counts, as food retailers have myriad preservative-free options in refrigerated dips and dressings.
The new paradigm for high-quality slab dips that are easily handled is dips delivered in powder form, whether they are mineral-or stearate-based.
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Some Texans take issue with that claim, but whether Arkansas really gave rise to cheese dip seems beside the point.
Vegetable dips had the largest dollar and volume growth in the produce dips category.
From the analyses of voltage dip data it is clear that there is more to voltage dips than voltage magnitude and duration.
According to Doritos brand owner PepsiCo, half the American shoppers who buy chips also pick up a dip, compared with just one in 10 UK shoppers.
Kavli, the company behind the popular Primula brand, helped kick start the summer season of barbeques and picnics with the re-launch of their highly successful Primula dip range.
Area senior environment officer Jackie Hamer said: "We have many good quality streams and rivers, but careless disposal of sheep dip on land can find its way into the groundwater and then into a waterway which can wipe out entire eco-systems, and land the culprit with a massive fine.
Philip Rees, the independent chair of the Sheep Dip Steering Group which leads the initiative, said the programme had a number of key actions to minimise the environmental risks from sheep-dip chemicals, while meeting the needs of the industry.
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Add to this Westlers Bigmex Salsa Dip, an authentic chunky spicy dip containing tomatoes, green peppers and jalapenos.
If you don't have time to make all the food from scratch, opt to buy some easily presentable no-cook items like assorted cheeses, deli meats, cooked shrimp, crackers, chips, dips, prepared tortilla rolls and cut-up vegetables to round out the selection on your buffet table.
You'll probably want to make some dips to have on hand for that I'm-going-to-open-the-refrigerator-and-eat-whatever-I-find type of meal.