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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 sop /ˈsɑp/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sop, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Sopped p. pr. & vb. n. Sopping.] To steep or dip in any liquid.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sop n.
 1. Anything steeped, or dipped and softened, in any liquid; especially, something dipped in broth or liquid food, and intended to be eaten.
    He it is to whom I shall give a sop, when I have dipped it.   --John xiii. 26.
    Sops in wine, quantity, inebriate more than wine itself.   --Bacon.
 The bounded waters
 Should lift their bosoms higher than the shores,
 And make a sop of all this solid globe.   --Shak.
 2. Anything given to pacify; -- so called from the sop given to Cerberus, as related in mythology.
    All nature is cured with a sop.   --L'Estrange.
 3. A thing of little or no value. [Obs.]
 Sops in wine Bot., an old name of the clove pink, alluding to its having been used to flavor wine.
    Garlands of roses and sops in wine.   --Spenser.
 -- 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.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: piece of solid food for dipping in a liquid [syn: sops]
      2: a concession given to mollify or placate; "the offer was a
         sop to my feelings"
      3: a prescribed procedure to be followed routinely; "rote
         memorization has been the educator's standard operating
         procedure for centuries" [syn: standing operating
         procedure, standard operating procedure, standard
      v 1: give a conciliatory gift or bribe to
      2: be or become thoroughly soaked or saturated with a liquid
         [syn: soak through]
      3: dip into liquid; "sop bread into the sauce"
      4: mop so as to leave a semi-dry surface; "swab the floors"
      5: become thoroughly soaked or saturated with liquid
      6: cover with liquid; pour liquid onto; "souse water on his hot
         face" [syn: drench, douse, dowse, soak, souse]
      [also: sopping, sopped]

From: Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary

    a morsel of bread (John 13:26; comp. Ruth 2:14). Our Lord took a
    piece of unleavened bread, and dipping it into the broth of
    bitter herbs at the Paschal meal, gave it to Judas. (Comp. Ruth