2. Verb. (third-person singular of plummet) ¹
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Definition of Plummets
1. plummet [v] - See also: plummet
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Plummets
Literary usage of Plummets
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The American Journal of Archaeology and of the History of the Fine Arts by Archaeological Institute of America (1885)
"THE ABORIGINAL RELICS CALLED "SINKERS" OR " plummets." [Hate IV. ... idea of the relies generally described under the name of " sinkers " or " plummets. ..."
2. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1872)
"NOTES ON ABORIGINAL RELICS KNOWN AS " plummets." 1»Y JOHN G. HENDERSON. AT various points in the United States from the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific, ..."
3. Primitive Industry by Charles Conrad Abbott (1881)
"plummets. As has been done in previous chapters, a series of objects, ... The same author has also remarked of these plummets, that they "are of quite ..."
4. Dictionary of the Bible: Comprising Its Antiquities, Biography, Geography by William Robertson Smith (1896)
"18, 20). The raar- 130 kets of Tyre were supplied with it by the ship» of Tarshish (Ez. xxvii. 12). It was used for plummets ..."
5. A Military Dictionary: Or, Explaination of the Several Systems of Discipline by William Duane (1810)
"Pilots, at sea, likewise ascertain their soundings by it. In the forming of recruits it is used to fix lines. plummets which vibrate the required times of ..."
6. The Secrets of Angling by A. S. Moffat (1865)
"Float-Fishing—Manufacture of Floats—Cork-Floats ; Varnish for— Quill-Floats—Dyeing and Polishing of Quills—Resinous Cement —plummets, and how to use ..."