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sippet

[ sip-it ]
/ ˈsɪp ɪt /
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noun

a small bit; fragment.
a small piece of bread or the like for dipping in liquid food, as in gravy or milk; a small sop.

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Origin of sippet

First recorded in 1520–30; sip + -et
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British Dictionary definitions for sippet

sippet
/ (ˈsɪpɪt) /

noun

a small piece of something, esp a piece of toast or fried bread eaten with soup or gravy

Word Origin for sippet

C16: used as diminutive of sop; see -et
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