Sup \Sup\ (s[u^]p), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Supped}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Supping}.] [OE. soupen to drink, AS. s[=u]pan; akin to D. zuipen, G. saufen, OHG. s[=u]fan, Icel. s[=u]pa, Sw. supa, Dan. s["o]be. Cf. {Sip}, {Sop}, {Soup}, {Supper}.] To take into the mouth with the lips, as a liquid; to take or drink by a little at a time; to sip. [1913 Webster]

There I'll sup Balm and nectar in my cup. --Crashaw. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Supping — Sup ping, n. 1. The act of one who sups; the act of taking supper. [1913 Webster] 2. That which is supped; broth. [Obs.] Holland. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • supping — sÊŒp v. take food or drink into the mouth in small amounts, sip; have supper …   English contemporary dictionary

  • supping — sup·ping …   English syllables

  • supping — noun ingestion of liquid food with a spoon or by drinking • Derivationally related forms: ↑sup • Hypernyms: ↑eating, ↑feeding …   Useful english dictionary

  • sup — I. /sʌp / (say sup) verb (supped, supping) –verb (i) 1. to eat the evening meal; take supper: *A truly Aboriginal child who had come so close to supping with the Devil as this one could not be expected to return to his people. –xavier herbert,… …   Australian English dictionary

  • ῥοφήσει — ῥόφησις supping up fem nom/voc/acc dual (attic epic) ῥοφήσεϊ , ῥόφησις supping up fem dat sg (epic) ῥόφησις supping up fem dat sg (attic ionic) ῥοφάω sup greedily up aor subj act 3rd sg (attic epic ionic) ῥοφάω sup greedily up fut ind mid 2nd sg… …   Greek morphological index (Ελληνική μορφολογικούς δείκτες)

  • sup — I. verb (supped; supping) Etymology: Middle English suppen, from Old English sūpan, suppan; akin to Old High German sūfan to drink, sip, Old English sopp sop Date: before 12th century transitive verb to take or drink in swallows or gulps… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Banquete de sangre — Autor Tom Holland Género Literatura de terror/ Vampirismo Idioma inglés …   Wikipedia Español

  • sup — sup1 /sup/, v., supped, supping. v.i. 1. to eat the evening meal; have supper. v.t. 2. to provide with or entertain at supper. [1250 1300; ME s(o)upen < OF souper to take supper < Gmc; cf. OE supan to swallow, taste, sip. See SUP2] sup2 /sup/, v …   Universalium

  • sup — sup1 verb (sups, supping, supped) dated or N. English take (drink or liquid food) by sips or spoonfuls. noun 1》 a sip. 2》 N. English & Irish alcoholic drink. Origin OE sūpan (v.), sūpa (n.), of Gmc origin. sup2 ve …   English new terms dictionary

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