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Plummet, a plumb-line, by which the depth of water is sounded: Tp. III, 3, 101. V, 56. “ignorance itself is a p. o'er me,” Wiv. V, 5, 173 (Tyrwhitt: ignorance itself is not so low as I am, by the length of a plummet line. Grant White: ignorance itself points out my deviations from rectitude. Perhaps: ignorance itself sounds my depth and searches my bottom. Johnson: has a plume o' me. Farmer: is a planet o'er me).
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