Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A plummet or sinker, usually conical, used in fishing.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Sailor's Cant Deep-sea.
- n. Local, U. S. A sinker attached to a fishing line; also, a line having several branches, each with such a sinker, used in deep-sea fishing.
- n. (Naut.), Rare A deep-sea lead.
“He provided several important baskets with his laborious, dipsey-doodle inside game, and his defensive presence was a key to Dallas 'struggles in its first playoff defeat of the season.”
“In his hand Blodgett held the seven-pound dipsey lead, but he stood his ground.”
“Heaving his head for our dipsey-lead in sign that we keep the sea.”
“I can't do it no how, I sees that," said Smallbones, "so I may just as well go down like a dipsey lead.”
“My dipsey line ar'n't long enough either," replied Coble.”
“Trolling a 5 rod spread, they run grease traps off the riggers, umbrella & Hogy rigs on wire rods and a smaller umbrella rig on a wire rod with dipsey diver.www. luckyenuffsportfishing.com”
“Will need a powerful dipsey-doodle that he probably doesn't possess.”
“He got out Bonne-Renommée’s dipsey lead, which had hundreds of fathoms of line.”
“Soundin 'is a trick, though," said Dan, "when your dipsey lead's all the eye you're like to hev for a week.”
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