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See also: sheepdip
- A liquid formulation of insecticide and fungicide, used to protect sheep from infestation by external parasites.
- (US, espionage) To replace someone's public service in the military and/or intelligence with another pretended occupation in order for them to serve as a covert intelligence agent.
- The agency sheep-dipped the soldiers, so they were "civilians" during their secret mission.