Part of speech: verb

To dip and moisten in a liquid; soak up.

Part of speech: noun

Anything dipped and softened in liquid.

Part of speech: noun

Anything given to pacify.

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Usage examples "sop":

  1. Howsoever," Mr. Boone added hastily, as sop to his softness for princes, " I reckon that there Dauphin was noble too. - "The Missourian", 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", E. W. Hornung.
  3. Such a milk- sop as he used to be! - "A Terrible Secret", May Agnes Fleming.