Sippet
Sippet Sip"pet, n. [See {Sip}, {Sop}.] A small sop; a small, thin piece of toasted bread soaked in milk, broth, or the like; a small piece of toasted or fried bread cut into some special shape and used for garnishing. [1913 Webster]

Your sweet sippets in widows' houses. --Milton. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • sippet — [sip′it] n. [prob. dim. of SOP] 1. a small piece of toasted or fried bread used as a garnish, dipped in gravy, etc. 2. any small piece; fragment …   English World dictionary

  • sippet — noun Etymology: alteration of sop Date: 1530 chiefly British a small bit of toast or fried bread especially for garnishing …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • sippet — /sip it/, n. 1. a small bit; fragment. 2. a small piece of bread or the like for dipping in liquid food, as in gravy or milk; a small sop. 3. a crouton. [1520 30; SIP + ET] * * * …   Universalium

  • sippet — noun A small piece of something, especially a piece of toast or fried bean eaten with soup or gravy …   Wiktionary

  • sippet — sip·pet || sɪpɪt n. (British) crouton, small cube of dried bread used in soups and salads; small piece, bit …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sippet — noun archaic a small piece of bread or toast, used to dip into soup or sauce. Origin C16: appar. a dimin. of sop …   English new terms dictionary

  • sippet — sip·pet …   English syllables

  • sippet — /ˈsɪpət / (say sipuht) noun → crouton. {diminutive of sop} …   Australian English dictionary

  • sippet —   n. small piece of something, especially crouton or piece of bread to dip in gravy …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • sippet — sip|pet adj., sippede (snerpet; meget pertentlig) …   Dansk ordbog

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