The Dipper

Related to The Dipper: The Big Dipper, The Little Dipper
(Astron.) the seven principal stars in the constellation of the Great Bear; popularly so called from their arrangement in the form of a dipper; - called also Charles's Wain. See Ursa Major, under Ursa.

See also: Dipper

References in classic literature ?
The old man crumbled up some bread in a cup, stirred it with the handle of a spoon, poured water on it from the dipper, broke up some more bread, and having seasoned it with salt, he turned to the east to say his prayer.
When, having obtained permission, she walked to the water pail in the corner and drank from the dipper, unseen forces dragged Seesaw from his seat to go and drink after her.
As she replaced the dipper Seesaw promptly raised his hand, and Miss Dearborn indicated a weary affirmative.
In a sky of iron the points of the Dipper hung like icicles and Orion flashed his cold fires.
02 And 03 Of Ph-1900Al Shovel By Removal Of Old Rack Segment Fitting , Alignment And Welding Of New Rack Segment In The Dipper Handle At Bws Nigahi Project.
Research from Cardiff University has revealed analysis of pollution residue in the eggs of wild birds, including the dipper, has shown eggs along rivers in South Wales contain pollutants four times greater than average than in adjacent rural rivers.
EFFORTS to reschedule the Dipper Novices' Chase underlined how racing has changed for the better in its approach to abandoned races.
3 Beta Ursae Majoris, the western corner star of the Dipper bowl, is just 1.
I'd been running, Eating, exercising, without any noticeable Difference, his big hand clasped mine, 'C'mon lad lets take a ride on the Dipper,' I was terrified but would never let dad know, We got to the front, the man taking the money Put me against the wall, pointed to the marker, "Sorry mate, you need to grow a bit more.
Designed for discretion, The Dipper Golf Ball Retriever's small size makes it ideal for golfers who don't want to carry a bulky, unsightly ball retriever in their bag.
The patented Angle Compensation for Excavation or ACE feature automatically corrects the grade display for the angle of the dipper arm--extended or retracted up to 30 degrees.