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sugar-tit

[ shoog-er-tit ]
/ ˈʃʊg ərˌtɪt /
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noun

a piece of cloth containing moist sugar, wrapped to resemble a nipple and used to pacify an infant.

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Also sug·ar-teat [shoog-er-teet]. /ˈʃʊg ərˌtit/.

Origin of sugar-tit

First recorded in 1840–50
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