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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of sheep-dip.

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Examples

  • I didn't want the damn job, but I'll be sheep-dipped if I'll let that suckass take it away from me with his rumor-mongering and back-stabbing.

    Fiddler Fair

  • Laos, devised a system whereby U.S. military personnel could be "in the black" or "sheep-dipped" (clandestine; mustered out of the military to perform military duties as a civilian) to operate in Laos under supervision of the U.S. Ambassador to Laos.

    Bunker, Park G.

  • An error in the above description is that most of the US military personnel operating in Laos were NOT "sheep-dipped" as you described.

    Bunker, Park G.

  • Patsies like Mutallab must then be carefully sheep-dipped to establish a connection with

    Infowars

  • I wrote in the past about the dangers of the freshly sheep-dipped Foundation graduates out to change the world.

    The IT Skeptic - Comments

  • Under longstanding government practice, military intelligence officers can be temporarily designated as CIA officers ( "sheep-dipped" is the bureaucratic lingo) when they want to go off the Army field manual.

    Top Stories - Google News

  • Under longstanding government practice, military intelligence officers can be temporarily designated as CIA officers ( "sheep-dipped" is the bureaucratic lingo) when they want to go off the Army field manual. the government can still torture anyone, any time.

    Andrew Tobias

  • They wanted to know how many times you’ve been sheep-dipped by the CIA, and if you’ve ever worked with yours truly before.”

    Consent to Kill

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  • "So while McCain deserves credit for the landmark 2002 McCain-Feingold campaign-finance reform bill, the only other major law on which his office says his 'name appears' (Palin's standard) is the 'McCain Amendment' prohibiting torture in the armed forces. But that has little meaning because of a bill this year, supported by McCain, that allows torture by the CIA. Under longstanding government practice, military intelligence officers can be temporarily designated as CIA officers ('sheep-dipped' is the bureaucratic lingo) when they want to go off the Army field manual."
    —Jonathan Alter, "A Reality Check on 'Change,'" Newsweek, Sept. 22, 2008

    September 23, 2008