1. One who, or that which, dips; especially, a vessel
used to dip water
or another liquid; a ladle.
2. A little grebe; the dabchick. The buffel duck.
The water ouzel (Cinolus aquaticus) of Europe.
The American dipper or ouzel (Cinclus Mexicanus).
The Dipper, the seven principal stars in the constellation of the Great Bear; popularly so called from their arrangement in the form of a dipper.
Synonym: Charles's Wain. See Ursa Major, under Ursa.
Source: Websters Vocabulary