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Solemnize, - Sop,
Sop, any thing steeped and softened in liquor: “quaffed off the muscadel and threw the --s all in the sexton's face,” Shr. III, 2, 175. 178 ("at weddings, cakes, wafers, and the like, were blessed, and put into the sweet wine, which was always presented to the bride on those occasions". Nares). “we will chop him in the malmsey-butt. O excellent device! make a s. of him,” R3 I, 4, 162. “the waters should lift their bosoms higher than the shores and make a s. of all this solid globe,” Troil. I, 3, 113. “I'll make a s. o' the moonshine of you,” Lr. II, 2, 35 (an allusion to the old dish of eggs in moonshine. Douce).