from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Deep-sea.
- n. A sinker attached to a fishing line; also, a line having several branches, each with such a sinker, used in deep-sea fishing.
- n. A deep-sea lead.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A plummet or sinker, usually conical, used in fishing.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
He provided several important baskets with his laborious, dipsey-doodle inside game, and his defensive presence was a key to Dallas 'struggles in its first playoff defeat of the season.
In his hand Blodgett held the seven-pound dipsey lead, but he stood his ground.
Heaving his head for our dipsey-lead in sign that we keep the sea.
"I can't do it no how, I sees that," said Smallbones, "so I may just as well go down like a dipsey lead."
"My dipsey line ar'n't long enough either," replied Coble.
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Will need a powerful dipsey-doodle that he probably doesn't possess.
Most are using spoons or body baits off downriggers, dipsey divers, long lines and planer boards.
He got out Bonne-Renommée’s dipsey lead, which had hundreds of fathoms of line.
"Soundin 'is a trick, though," said Dan, "when your dipsey lead's all the eye you're like to hev for a week.