What does the word soap mean?

Usage examples for soap

  1. 10 cents worth will positively make $ 6 worth of soap. – Young's Demonstrative Translation of Scientific Secrets by Daniel Young
  2. " I got sick of being rocked to sleep every night on that old soap- box. – Janice Day by Helen Beecher Long
  3. Lifting the flap the girls peeped in to see four more tiny cots, a little book- case made from soap- boxes by Peter, and the usual camp furniture staring at them invitingly. – Blue Robin, the Girl Pioneer by Rena I. Halsey