Sops of wine
Sop Sop, n. [OE. sop, soppe; akin to AS. s?pan to sup, to sip, to drink, D. sop sop, G. suppe soup, Icel. soppa sop. See {Sup}, v. t., and cf. {Soup}.] 1. Anything steeped, or dipped and softened, in any liquid; especially, something dipped in broth or liquid food, and intended to be eaten. [1913 Webster]

He it is to whom I shall give a sop, when I have dipped it. --John xiii. 26. [1913 Webster]

Sops in wine, quantity, inebriate more than wine itself. --Bacon. [1913 Webster]

The bounded waters Should lift their bosoms higher than the shores, And make a sop of all this solid globe. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

2. Anything given to pacify; -- so called from the sop given to Cerberus, as related in mythology. [1913 Webster]

All nature is cured with a sop. --L'Estrange. [1913 Webster]

3. A thing of little or no value. [Obs.] --P. Plowman. [1913 Webster]

{Sops in wine} (Bot.), an old name of the clove pink, alluding to its having been used to flavor wine. [1913 Webster]

Garlands of roses and sops in wine. --Spenser. [1913 Webster]

{Sops of wine} (Bot.), an old European variety of apple, of a yellow and red color, shading to deep red; -- called also {sopsavine}, and {red shropsavine}. [1913 Webster]


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