Soup ticket
Soup Soup, n. [F. soupe, OF. sope, supe, soupe, perhaps originally, a piece of bread; probably of Teutonic origin; cf. D. sop sop, G. suppe soup. See {Sop} something dipped in a liquid, and cf. {Supper}.] A liquid food of many kinds, usually made by boiling meat and vegetables, or either of them, in water, -- commonly seasoned or flavored; strong broth. [1913 Webster]

{Soup kitchen}, an establishment for preparing and supplying soup to the poor.

{Soup ticket}, a ticket conferring the privilege of receiving soup at a soup kitchen. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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