What does the word sop mean?

Usage examples for sop

  1. Howsoever," Mr. Boone added hastily, as sop to his softness for princes, " I reckon that there Dauphin was noble too. – The Missourian by Eugene P. (Eugene Percy) Lyle
  2. In sudden panic I dashed my knuckles on the wooden bars, to get at a duck to give the monster for a sop. – Dead Men Tell No Tales by E. W. Hornung
  3. Such a milk- sop as he used to be! – A Terrible Secret by May Agnes Fleming