[ sip-it ]
/ ˈsɪp ɪt /
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“Was” is used for the indicative past tense of “to be,” and “were” is only used for the subjunctive past tense.
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Example sentences from the Web for sippet
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
/ (ˈsɪpɪt) /
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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