sheep-dip

n
low-quality alcoholic drink

Contemporary slang . 2014.

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  • sheep|dip — or sheep dip «SHEEP DIHP», noun. a disinfecting mixture into which sheep are dipped …   Useful english dictionary

  • sheep-dip — dip n a liquid preparation of usu. toxic chemicals into which sheep are plunged esp. to destroy parasitic arthropods …   Medical dictionary

  • sheep dip — ► NOUN 1) a liquid preparation for cleansing sheep of parasites or preserving their wool. 2) a place where sheep are dipped in this liquid …   English terms dictionary

  • sheep-dip — [shēpdip΄] n. any chemical preparation used as a bath to free sheep from vermin and sheep scab or to clean the fleece and skin before shearing …   English World dictionary

  • sheep-dip — /sheep dip /, n. a lotion or wash applied to the fleece or skin of sheep to kill vermin, usually applied by immersing the animals in vats. [1860 65] * * * …   Universalium

  • sheep-dip — n [U and C] a chemical used to kill insects that live in sheep s wool, or a special bath in which this chemical is used …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • sheep dip — sheep ,dip noun count or uncount a chemical used for killing insects in a sheep s wool, or the container used for this treatment …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • sheep-dip — sheep′ dip n. ahb. a lotion or wash usu. applied by immersion to the fleece or skin of a sheep to kill vermin • Etymology: 1860–65 …   From formal English to slang

  • Sheep dip — The dip is available as wettable powders, pastes, solutions or suspensions which are used to prepare diluted solutions or suspensions. The term is used both for the formulation itself, and the trough in which the sheep is dipped. The sheep are… …   Wikipedia

  • sheep dip — noun a liquid mixture containing pesticides in which sheep are dipped to kill parasites • Hypernyms: ↑pesticide, ↑liquid * * * sheep dip UK US noun [countable/uncountable] [singular sheep dip p …   Useful english dictionary

  • sheep-dip — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun 1. : a liquid preparation of toxic chemicals into which sheep are plunged especially to destroy parasitic arthropods (as lice, mites, keds, ticks) 2. : a coal tar disinfectant for use about farms or on animals wounds * * * /sheep… …   Useful english dictionary

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