Noun(1) a ladle that has a cup with a long handle(2) a cluster of seven stars in Ursa Minor; at the end of the dipper's handle is Polaris(3) a group of seven bright stars in the constellation Ursa Major(4) small North American diving duck; males have bushy head plumage(5) small stocky diving bird without webbed feet; frequents fast-flowing streams and feeds along the bottom
(1) Without a word, the man reached into a bucket and pulled out a dipper full of water.(2) Formerly in Crete, the dipper had appeared exclusively as coarse kitchenware and may have been used only for cooking.(3) Our only company was a dipper that dived into the middle of the flow, surfaced after about ten seconds, whirred for a skimming white flashing 20 or 50 yards up river and then dived again.(4) He scooped water from a bucket with a dipper , then poured it over both sides of the blade.(5) Of course at that same hardware store where Granddad bought the car, all the customers drank cool spring water from a communal dipper that hung on a hook above the barrel.(6) On the stones I watched a dipper and a pair of grey wagtails.(7) She plunged a dipper into it and began to ladle creamy milk into the pail.(8) He walks over to the well, and draws up a bucket, then takes a sip from the dipper .(9) Just lay back against a tree among the wood anemones and the bluebells (some out already), with the roar of the cascading water, the antics of a dipper and the calm cruising of a grey heron.(10) Then, skipping the pot all together, he just put the hot water into the dipper .(11) Resident birds include kingfisher, dipper and grey wagtail and on most days of the year the heron can be seen.(12) With a sweeping gesture, she lowered the dipper into the steaming cauldron holding the noxious purple brew that was going to cure Alicia's headaches and Chino's gall-bladder problems.(13) The dipper takes prey from the water's surface while swimming, and will even use its wings to ├ö├ç├┐fly├ö├ç├û under water.(14) She watched as her new friend poured the rest of the water from the dipper back into the well, and did the same with the contents of the bucket.(15) Sunnyhurst Brook, which runs the length of the woods, is known among the birdwatching community as an excellent place to spot kingfisher, grey wagtail, dipper and heron.(16) I run to the rainwater barrel and fill the dipper .
1. big dipper ::
2. butterball ::
3. water ouzel ::
Different Formsdipper, dippers
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