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Soper

/ˈsəʊpə/
noun
1.
Donald (Oliver), Baron. 1903–98, British Methodist minister and publicist, noted esp for his pacifist convictions. His books include All His Grace (1953) and Calling for Action (1984)
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  • The expression is not my own, my love, it is Doctor soper's.

    Margaret Montfort Laura E. Richards
  • I, of course, could not join them, but soper and Coal were very eager to lend a hand.

    Peter Trawl W. H. G. Kingston
  • She favoured soper's design at first, but latterly has adopted Sibbick's.

  • She turned round to Mrs. soper, as the verger's widow—indeed she was that!

    In the Wilderness Robert Hichens
  • No, even the excellent soper was for multiplying Rowton Houses.

    Votes for Women Elizabeth Robins
  • Here Mr. soper achieved a sardonic, a really sardonic smile.

    The Divine Fire

    May Sinclair
  • At the moment Mr. Rickman did not look like obliging Mr. soper with anything.

    The Divine Fire

    May Sinclair
  • Mr. soper said he supposed he could "make a 'armless remark."

    The Divine Fire

    May Sinclair
  • It was the first time that she had ever spoken of her own accord to Mr. soper.

    The Divine Fire

    May Sinclair
  • And yet, he did not exactly see her sending messages to soper.

    The Divine Fire

    May Sinclair
Slang definitions & phrases for soper

soaper

noun

A sedative drug, methaqualone; Quaalude2: an apparently insatiable market for the ''sopers''

[1960s+ Narcotics; fr Sopor, the trademark of a brand of the drug, fr the Latin root for ''sleep'']

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The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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