Middle English Dictionary Entry

dippen v.
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Note: Cp. depen.
(a) To dip (sth. in a liquid, salve, etc.); moisten, saturate; plunge (roots in dung); (b) ppl. dipped, saturated; dipped (in sth.); smeared (with sth.); ?spotted (with red drops); (c) to immerse (sb.); plunge (sb. into the heart of the sea); (d) to immerse (sb.) as part of baptism.
To force (a liquid into sth.), cause (a medicine) to penetrate (into the scalp).
(a) To plunge (into water), dip; (b) to fall, descend, go down.