Sippet

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Sippet A small sop; a small, thin piece of toasted bread soaked in milk, broth, or the like; a small piece of toasted or fried bread cut into some special shape and used for garnishing. "Your sweet sippets in widows' houses."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n sippet A little sip or sup.
    • n sippet Anything soaked or dipped in a liquid before being eaten; a sop; especially, in the plural, bread cut into small pieces and served in milk or broth. In modern cookery the term is applied to small pieces of toasted or fried bread served with soup or with minced meat.
    • n sippet A fragment; a bit.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Sippet sip′et a small sop:
    • n Sippet sip′et (pl.) morsels of bread served in broth, &c
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
See Sip Sop

Usage

In literature:

Trust me, we shall be able to dip our sippets into the yolks easily enough.
"Off on a Comet" by Jules Verne
Scoffing up stewgravy with sopping sippets of bread.
"Ulysses" by James Joyce
Send it to table with sippets or three-cornered pieces of toasted bread, lain all round the dish.
"Directions for Cookery, in its Various Branches" by Eliza Leslie
Serve it with bread sippets.
"Enquire Within Upon Everything" by Anonymous
When thoroughly hot, pile in hot dish, and garnish with sippets fried bread or toast.
"The Story of Crisco" by Marion Harris Neil
Rosalie, with her back turned to the door, was occupied in cutting some long sippets of bread for him.
"A Love Episode" by Emile Zola
Lastly, add the lemon juice, and serve the soup with sippets of toast.
"The Allinson Vegetarian Cookery Book" by Thomas R. Allinson
Stir it gently around and around for a few moments and serve, garnished with sippets of toast.
"The Whitehouse Cookbook (1887)" by Mrs. F.L. Gillette
Serve in a hot dish, garnished with sippets of toasted bread.
"Burroughs' Encyclopaedia of Astounding Facts and Useful Information, 1889" by Barkham Burroughs
Serve them up with Sippets, and no more Liquor, then will serve them up; you must put Salt in all the Puddings.
"The Closet of Sir Kenelm Digby Knight Opened" by Kenelm Digby
When scrambled, serve on sippets of toast, lightly spread with anchovy paste.
"Salads, Sandwiches and Chafing-Dish Dainties" by Janet McKenzie Hill
Fried sippets garnish this dish.
"Choice Cookery" by Catherine Owen
Strain and serve with sippets of freshly-made toast.
"New Vegetarian Dishes" by Mrs. Bowdich
Garnish with sippets of toasted, or fried bread, No.
"The Cook's Oracle; and Housekeeper's Manual" by William Kitchiner
Garnish with chopped aspic round the larks, and sippets of aspic beyond this.
"Dressed Game and Poultry à la Mode" by Harriet A. de Salis
Sippets to use with boiled eggs.
"The Century Cook Book" by Mary Ronald
If such dishes must be your fare, let me be your Cooke, I'll invent you rare sippets.
"The Pictorial Press" by Mason Jackson
The pea-soup was excellent, neither too thick nor too thin, and the sippets done to a turn.
"Wild Adventures round the Pole" by Gordon Stables
Before you take them up, make some sippet or thin toast, in triangular or pointed slices, with the crust cut off.
"Miss Leslie's New Cookery Book" by Eliza Leslie
Serve upon a toast of bread, in a hot dish, and add sippets of toasted bread.
"Mushroom Culture" by W. Robinson
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