sugar-tit

[ shoo g-er-tit ]
/ ˈʃʊg ərˌtɪt /

noun

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

Nearby words

  1. sugar-coated,
  2. sugar-cured,
  3. sugar-free,
  4. sugar-loaf,
  5. sugar-plum,
  6. sugarallie,
  7. sugarberry,
  8. sugarbird,
  9. sugarbush,
  10. sugarcane

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

Origin of sugar-tit

First recorded in 1840–50

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