sheep-dip

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sheep-dip (countable and uncountable, plural sheep-dips)

  1. A liquid formulation of insecticide and fungicide, used to protect sheep from infestation by external parasites.
    Synonym: sheepwash

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sheep-dip (third-person singular simple present sheep-dips, present participle sheep-dipping, simple past and past participle sheep-dipped)

  1. (US, espionage) To formally, and usually temporarily, transfer military equipment or personnel to non-military ownership for the purpose of its employment in w:covert action with less risk of triggering armed conflict.

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