• 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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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
See Sip Sop


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