Definition of Syrup

1. Noun. A thick sweet sticky liquid.




Definition of Syrup

1. n. Same as Sirup, Sirupy.

Definition of Syrup

1. Noun. Any thick liquid that is added to or poured over food as a flavouring and has a high sugar content. Also any viscous liquid. ¹

2. Noun. (''Cockney rhyming slang''; ''shortened from'' '''syrup of figs''') A wig. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Syrup

1. to sweeten with a thick sweet liquid [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Syrup

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syrmas
syrphian
syrphians
syrphid
syrphids
syrphus
syrphus flies
syrphus fly
syrphuses
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syrtes
syrtic
syrtis
syrts
syrup (current term)
syrup of figs
syrup of ipecac
syruped
syrupier
syrupiest
syrupily
syrupiness
syruping
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Literary usage of Syrup

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1. The Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review by Isaac Smith Homans, William Buck Dana (1863)
"Eight gallons of juice to one of syrup. EH Seward, McHenry County. ... One specimen of syrup. Made 400 gallons. Averaged eight gallons of juice to one of ..."

2. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1891)
"This la the ordinary or "golden syrup" of grocers; but in the sugar- ... Simple syrup, according to the United States Dispensatory, a solution of ea parts ..."

3. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1903)
"As finally prepared I had a new and original compound, of which the fig syrup formed a very small but pleasant part, although not an essential part of the ..."

4. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1858)
"PERUVIAN syrup, OR Protected Solution of Protoxide of Iron combined, Having successfully passed the ordeal to which new discoveries in the Materia Medica ..."

5. The Scientific American Cyclopedia of Formulas: Partly Based Upon the 28th by Albert Allis Hopkins (1910)
"One egg; vanilla or catawba syrup, 1 oz.; other syrups may be used; glass- one-quarter full fine ... One egg in mixing glass, add 2 oz. of strawberry syrup. ..."

6. Supreme Court Reporter by Robert Desty, United States Supreme Court, West Publishing Company (1903)
""The plaintiff is the proprietor and manufacturer of a liquid laxative compound called 'syrup of Figs.' The defendants manufacture and sell a laxative ..."

7. The Techno-chemical Receipt Book: Containing Several Thousand Receipts by William Theodore Brannt, William Henry Wahl (1886)
"Chocolate syrup. Eight ounces of the finest chocolate, 2 pints of water, ... Dissolve like white syrup. Aiwt/ier Receipt. Pound 2 ounces of roasted cocoa ..."

8. The Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review by Isaac Smith Homans, William Buck Dana (1863)
"Eight gallons of juice to one of syrup. EH Seward, McHenry County. ... One specimen of syrup. Made 400 gallons. Averaged eight gallons of juice to one of ..."

9. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1891)
"This la the ordinary or "golden syrup" of grocers; but in the sugar- ... Simple syrup, according to the United States Dispensatory, a solution of ea parts ..."

10. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1903)
"As finally prepared I had a new and original compound, of which the fig syrup formed a very small but pleasant part, although not an essential part of the ..."

11. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1858)
"PERUVIAN syrup, OR Protected Solution of Protoxide of Iron combined, Having successfully passed the ordeal to which new discoveries in the Materia Medica ..."

12. The Scientific American Cyclopedia of Formulas: Partly Based Upon the 28th by Albert Allis Hopkins (1910)
"One egg; vanilla or catawba syrup, 1 oz.; other syrups may be used; glass- one-quarter full fine ... One egg in mixing glass, add 2 oz. of strawberry syrup. ..."

13. Supreme Court Reporter by Robert Desty, United States Supreme Court, West Publishing Company (1903)
""The plaintiff is the proprietor and manufacturer of a liquid laxative compound called 'syrup of Figs.' The defendants manufacture and sell a laxative ..."

14. The Techno-chemical Receipt Book: Containing Several Thousand Receipts by William Theodore Brannt, William Henry Wahl (1886)
"Chocolate syrup. Eight ounces of the finest chocolate, 2 pints of water, ... Dissolve like white syrup. Aiwt/ier Receipt. Pound 2 ounces of roasted cocoa ..."

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