What does the word soup mean?

Usage examples for soup

  1. " Tell the master that the visitors are waiting, and the soup is getting cold. – The Daughter of the Commandant by Alexksandr Sergeevich Pushkin
  2. He drank some soup eagerly, but shook his head at the horrible bread. – Captain Jim by Mary Grant Bruce
  3. When the jury went in he had some soup upon the bench, and sipped it with great noise. – The House by the Church-Yard by J. Sheridan Le Fanu