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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Dip  \Dip\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Dipped}or  {Dipt}  (?);  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Dipping}.]  [OE.  dippen,  duppen,  AS  dyppan  akin  to 
  Dan.  dyppe  Sw  doppa,  and  to  AS  d?pan  to  baptize,  OS 
  d?pian,  D.  doopen  G.  taufen,  Sw  d["o]pa,  Goth.  daupjan 
  Lith.  dubus  deep,  hollow,  OSlav.  dupl?  hollow,  and  to  E. 
  dive.  Cf  {Deep},  {Dive}.] 
  1.  To  plunge  or  immerse;  especially,  to  put  for  a  moment  into 
  a  liquid;  to  insert  into  a  fluid  and  withdraw  again 
 
  The  priest  shall  dip  his  finger  in  the  blood.  --Lev. 
  iv  6. 
 
  [Wat'ry  fowl]  now  dip  their  pinions  in  the  briny 
  deep.  --Pope. 
 
  While  the  prime  swallow  dips  his  wing.  --Tennyson. 
 
  2.  To  immerse  for  baptism;  to  baptize  by  immersion.  --Book  of 
  Common  Prayer.  Fuller. 
 
  3.  To  wet,  as  if  by  immersing;  to  moisten.  [Poetic] 
 
  A  cold  shuddering  dew  Dips  me  all  o'er.  --Milton. 
 
  4.  To  plunge  or  engage  thoroughly  in  any  affair. 
 
  He  was  .  .  .  dipt  in  the  rebellion  of  the  Commons. 
  --Dryden. 
 
  5.  To  take  out  by  dipping  a  dipper,  ladle,  or  other 
  receptacle,  into  a  fluid  and  removing  a  part  --  often 
  with  out  as  to  dip  water  from  a  boiler;  to  dip  out 
  water. 
 
  6.  To  engage  as  a  pledge;  to  mortgage.  [Obs.] 
 
  Live  on  the  use  and  never  dip  thy  lands.  --Dryden. 
 
  {Dipped  candle},  a  candle  made  by  repeatedly  dipping  a  wick 
  in  melted  tallow. 
 
  {To  dip  snuff},  to  take  snuff  by  rubbing  it  on  the  gums  and 
  teeth.  [Southern  U.  S.] 
 
  {To  dip  the  colors}  (Naut.),  to  lower  the  colors  and  return 
  them  to  place  --  a  form  of  naval  salute. 




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