Sopite
Sopite So"pite, v. t. [L. sopitus, p. p. of sopire to put to sleep; akin to sopor a sleeping draught, a heavy sleep.] To lay asleep; to put to sleep; to quiet. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

The king's declaration for the sopiting of all Arminian heresies. --Fuller. [1913 Webster]


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