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noun as in ladle

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If you can spot the Big Dipper, follow along the curve of the handle with your eyes focusing beyond it.

First, understand that the Big Dipper isn’t a constellation.

In December 1995, the telescope’s director, Robert Williams, decided to train the observatory on a tiny, dark patch of sky near the handle of the Big Dipper for 10 consecutive days.

Most people smoke a dipper and chill, but I would smoke like six a night.

"No sabby lead chop till ploddem withee dipper," explained the Chinaman, imperturbably.

Taking a long-handled dipper, Arthur half-filled it with the bait and threw it as far as he could out toward the school of fish.

Like a flash she darted across to the house, caught up a dipper and filled it from the water-pail.

And whenever at work he happened to spy At chink or crevice a blinking eye, He let the dipper of water fly.

He is the only member of the dipper family in North America.


On this page you'll find 8 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to dipper, such as: bucket, cup, pail, scoop, and spoon.

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