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  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Dipsy (Naut) A deep-sea lead.
    • Dipsy A sinker attached to a fishing line; also, a line having several branches, each with such a sinker, used in deep-sea fishing.
    • a Dipsy Deep-sea; as, a dipsey line; a dipsy lead.
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In literature:

Remember the dipsy-doodle I turned in that box canyon?
"The Best Made Plans" by Everett B. Cole
Oh, it makes me s'iver to think of dipsies and lionds.
"The Boys and I" by Mrs. Molesworth
His painted clothes and boots have took him down as if he was a dipsy lead.
"My Danish Sweetheart., Volume 2 of 3" by William Clark Russell

In news:

CAT's Pet of the Week: Darling Dipsy .
If ever you were to look for a doll of a cat, Dipsy is the girl for you.
We'd trolled the plating off our Finn Spoons, dragged crankbaits, flashers, dodgers, dipsies, downriggers and surface lines to Gull Rock, Manitou Island and back without a bite.
Whether you prefer your spiders itsy bitsy, eency weency, or ipsy dipsy, there's a good chance you enjoyed singing this song as a child -- and your own children do as well.

In science:

DIPSY is a Monte Carlo event generator based on gluon radiation from colored dipoles (via dipole splitting) using BFKL evolution (97).
Collective flow and viscosity in relativistic heavy-ion collisions