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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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Still, opportunities definitely exist in both dressings and dips on the refrigerated side.
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Everybody has a sprayer at home, cattle dip for what really?
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.
| Above: The Saltburn Animal Rescue Association held its annual sponsored New Year's Day Dip at Saltburn in 2005 | Left: Fundraiser Ron Gordon does the New Year's day dip for the millennium
Cheese dip, unlike its kirschwasser-infused cousin, fondue, is far from highbrow.
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Primula dips also double up as a great recipe ingredient, reconfirming the brands' values of convenience, versatility and taste.
"Farmers know that dips are effective against both scab mites and lice, as well as blowfly, keds and ticks, and that is why the farming industry is increasingly returning to using them." Animax also offers a unique enzyme to break down the Diazinon chemical in spent sheep dip to allow peace of mind over possible pollution, while farmers are protected from the chemical by a closed transfer system that ensures an accurate and safe transfer of concentrated sheep dip into the bath.
5 : to slope downward <The road dips slightly.>
In a 1993 episode, George Costanza dips a chip, takes a bite, then dips again.
Recently added to Smith Dairy's line of sour cream and dips, Smith's Zesty American Onion Dip swirls sweet onion, garlic, and spices into real sour cream, for a twist on traditional French Onion Dip.
Sheep dips contain organophosphates and can be toxic to humans and aquatic life.