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Definition: To dip snuff
Dip \Dip\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Dippedor 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.
[Wat'ry fowl] now dip their pinions in the briny
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.
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
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.