the float of a fishing line (Pennsylvania). See also dobber.dipterex

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  • Dipsy — Dipsey Dip sey, Dipsie Dip sie, Dipsy Dip sy, n. 1. A sinker attached to a fishing line; also, a line having several branches, each with such a sinker, used in deep sea fishing. [Local, U. S.] [Webster 1913 Suppl.] 2. (Naut.) A deep sea lead.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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