Dip"sey, Dip"sie, Dip"sy (?), a.

Deep-sea; as, a dipsey line; a dipsy lead. [Sailor's Cant]


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Dip"sey, Dip"sie, Dip"sy , n.


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.]

2. (Naut.)

A deep-sea lead. [Rare]


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