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[sip-it]
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noun
  1. a small bit; fragment.
  2. a small piece of bread or the like for dipping in liquid food, as in gravy or milk; a small sop.
  3. a crouton.
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Origin of sippet

First recorded in 1520–30; sip + -et
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Examples from the Web for sippet

Historical Examples

  • A sop in the moonshine must have been a sippet in this dish.

    Folk-lore of Shakespeare

    Thomas Firminger Thiselton-Dyer


British Dictionary definitions for sippet

sippet

noun
  1. a small piece of something, esp a piece of toast or fried bread eaten with soup or gravy
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Word Origin

C16: used as diminutive of sop; see -et
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