[ dahy-dap-er ]
/ ˈdaɪˌdæp ər /
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Origin of didapper
1400–50; late Middle English dydoppar; shortened form of dive-dapper;see dap
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Example sentences from the Web for didapper
Lady Booby chid Joseph for his insult on Didapper; but he answered, he would have attacked an army in the same cause.Joseph Andrews, Vol. 2|Henry Fielding
Didapper, did′ap-ėr, n. a water-bird that is constantly dipping or diving under water—also called the Dabchick.