What does the word syrup mean?

Usage examples for 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 by 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 by 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 by Gesine Lemcke