Definition of Dimps
1. dimp [n] - See also: dimp
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dimps
Literary usage of Dimps
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Dialect of Hartland, Devonshire by Richard Pearse Chope (1891)
"I suppose this is connected with the ordinary slang word Dickens. Wright gives : " Dicken— the devil." dimps. Dusk, evening twilight. ..."
2. Stuart Tracts, 1603-1693 by Charles Harding Firth (1903)
"But by all the sail that I could make, I got no nearer than a mile from the bar, in the dimps [dusk] of the night. Then I went up to the topmast head, ..."
3. An English Garner: Ingatherings from Our History & Literature by Edward Arber (1895)
"But by all the sail that I could make, I got no nearer than a mile from the bar, in the dimps [dusk] of the night. ..."
4. The London Magazine by John Scott, John Taylor (1821)
"And silent for a while remain ; Again a storm encroaches round, Or dimps the pool the rainy squall, One hears, in mighty murmuring hume. ..."