Plummet

Definition of Plummet

Plum´met
n.1.A piece of lead attached to a line, used in sounding the depth of water.
I'll sink him deeper than e'er plummet sounded.
- Shak.
2.A plumb bob or a plumb line. See under Plumb, n.
3.Hence, any weight.
4.A piece of lead formerly used by school children to rule paper for writing.
Plummet line
a line with a plummet; a sounding line.

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