Part of speech: noun

A thick sweet liquid, as the boiled juice of fruits, etc.

Part of speech:

Same as SIRUP, etc.

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Usage examples "syrup":

  1. Coffee and tea and bread, and porridge with milk or with syrup- all at certain fixed low rates and all of good quality. - "A Letter of Credit", Susan Warner.
  2. Everybody's puzzled to know what she does with her baby when she's at work- whether she gives it soothing syrup. - "A Hazard of New Fortunes", William Dean Howells.
  3. The apples and pears are to be cut into quarters and boiled for a few minutes in sugar syrup. - "Desserts and Salads", Gesine Lemcke.