verb (used with object), sopped, sop·ping.
verb (used without object), sopped, sop·ping.
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Try the weekend draw with the addition of nuggets of smoked short rib and use the accompanying pillowy pita, made with potatoes, as a sop for whatever a fork can’t retrieve from the foil container.
A sop to lawmakers who represent congressional districts consisting entirely of catfish ponds.Up to a Point: P.J. O’Rourke on Valentine’s Day and Oral Hygiene|P. J. O’Rourke|February 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The whole thing is a substantive sop to the GOP right wing wrapped in a prettier package.
Cynics, of course, can argue that this is just a sop to Western sensibilities.
Liberals regard them as a sop to the wealthy, who receive the largest share of the benefits.In Second Term, What Will Obama Do About Bush Tax Cuts?|Noam Scheiber|March 2, 2012|DAILY BEAST
But so-called populism is in many respects a mere sop to the Thai electorate, regardless of who is peddling it.
An allusion to the fable in sop about the earthern and brazen pots being dashed together.Chaucer's Works, Volume 1 (of 7) -- Romaunt of the Rose; Minor Poems|Geoffrey Chaucer
Yet my guilty anticipation endured, and as a sop to conscience I tried to make myself believe there was no danger.A Virginia Scout|Hugh Pendexter
I called the Bill timid, narrow, a mere sop to the jealousies of sects and little-minded people.The New Machiavelli|Herbert George Wells
Without a smile or a prayer, she arranged the sop for the babe, then sat down beside him to think.
She was preparing the warm sop for the child, and taking him from his mother's arm, she sat down in the rocking chair.