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Crossword Puzzle Solutions for: S??P

samp

samp
(n.) An article of food consisting of maize broken or bruised, which is cooked by boiling, and usually eaten with milk; coarse hominy.

scop

scop
Anglo-Saxon poet or minstrel

scup

scup
(n.) A swing.
(n.) A marine sparoid food fish (Stenotomus chrysops, or S. argyrops), common on the Atlantic coast of the United States. It appears bright silvery when swimming in the daytime, but shows broad blackish transverse bands at night and when dead. Called also porgee, paugy, porgy, scuppaug.

ship

ship
(n.) Pay; reward.
(n.) Any large seagoing vessel.
(n.) Specifically, a vessel furnished with a bowsprit and three masts (a mainmast, a foremast, and a mizzenmast), each of which is composed of a lower mast, a topmast, and a topgallant mast, and square-rigged on all masts. See Illustation in Appendix.
(n.) A dish or utensil (originally fashioned like the hull of a ship) used to hold incense.
(v. i.) To engage to serve on board of a vessel; as, to ship on a man-of-war.
(v. i.) To embark on a ship.
(v. t.) To put on board of a ship, or vessel of any kind, for transportation; to send by water.
(v. t.) By extension, in commercial usage, to commit to any conveyance for transportation to a distance; as, to ship freight by railroad.
(v. t.) Hence, to send away; to get rid of.
(v. t.) To engage or secure for service on board of a ship; as, to ship seamen.
(v. t.) To receive on board ship; as, to ship a sea.
(v. t.) To put in its place; as, to ship the tiller or rudder.

shop

shop
Imp. of Shape. Shaped.
(n.) A building or an apartment in which goods, wares, drugs, etc., are sold by retail.
(n.) A building in which mechanics or artisans work; as, a shoe shop; a car shop.
(v. i.) To visit shops for the purpose of purchasing goods.

skep

skep
(n.) A coarse round farm basket.
(n.) A beehive.

skip

skip
(n.) A basket. See Skep.
(n.) A basket on wheels, used in cotton factories.
(n.) An iron bucket, which slides between guides, for hoisting mineral and rock.
(n.) A charge of sirup in the pans.
(n.) A beehive; a skep.
(n.) A light leap or bound.
(n.) The act of passing over an interval from one thing to another; an omission of a part.
(n.) A passage from one sound to another by more than a degree at once.
(v. i.) To leap lightly; to move in leaps and hounds; -- commonly implying a sportive spirit.
(v. i.) Fig.: To leave matters unnoticed, as in reading, speaking, or writing; to pass by, or overlook, portions of a thing; -- often followed by over.
(v. t.) To leap lightly over; as, to skip the rope.
(v. t.) To pass over or by without notice; to omit; to miss; as, to skip a line in reading; to skip a lesson.
(v. t.) To cause to skip; as, to skip a stone.

slap

slap
(n.) A blow, esp. one given with the open hand, or with something broad.
(n.) With a sudden and violent blow; hence, quickly; instantly; directly.
(v. t.) To strike with the open hand, or with something broad.

slep

slep
Imp. of Sleep. Slept.

slip

slip
(n.) To move along the surface of a thing without bounding, rolling, or stepping; to slide; to glide.
(n.) To slide; to lose one's footing or one's hold; not to tread firmly; as, it is necessary to walk carefully lest the foot should slip.
(n.) To move or fly (out of place); to shoot; -- often with out, off, etc.; as, a bone may slip out of its place.
(n.) To depart, withdraw, enter, appear, intrude, or escape as if by sliding; to go or come in a quiet, furtive manner; as, some errors slipped into the work.
(n.) To err; to fall into error or fault.
(n.) The act of slipping; as, a slip on the ice.
(n.) An unintentional error or fault; a false step.
(n.) A twig separated from the main stock; a cutting; a scion; hence, a descendant; as, a slip from a vine.
(n.) A slender piece; a strip; as, a slip of paper.
(n.) A leash or string by which a dog is held; -- so called from its being made in such a manner as to slip, or become loose, by relaxation of the hand.
(n.) An escape; a secret or unexpected desertion; as, to give one the slip.
(n.) A portion of the columns of a newspaper or other work struck off by itself; a proof from a column of type when set up and in the galley.
(n.) Any covering easily slipped on.
(n.) A loose garment worn by a woman.
(n.) A child's pinafore.
(n.) An outside covering or case; as, a pillow slip.
(n.) The slip or sheath of a sword, and the like.
(n.) A counterfeit piece of money, being brass covered with silver.
(n.) Matter found in troughs of grindstones after the grinding of edge tools.
(n.) Potter's clay in a very liquid state, used for the decoration of ceramic ware, and also as a cement for handles and other applied parts.
(n.) A particular quantity of yarn.
(n.) An inclined plane on which a vessel is built, or upon which it is hauled for repair.
(n.) An opening or space for vessels to lie in, between wharves or in a dock; as, Peck slip.
(n.) A narrow passage between buildings.
(n.) A long seat or narrow pew in churches, often without a door.
(n.) A dislocation of a lead, destroying continuity.
(n.) The motion of the center of resistance of the float of a paddle wheel, or the blade of an oar, through the water horozontally, or the difference between a vessel's actual speed and the speed which she would have if the propelling instrument acted upon a solid; also, the velocity, relatively to still water, of the backward current of water produced by the propeller.
(n.) A fish, the sole.
(n.) A fielder stationed on the off side and to the rear of the batsman. There are usually two of them, called respectively short slip, and long slip.
(v. t.) To cause to move smoothly and quickly; to slide; to convey gently or secretly.
(v. t.) To omit; to loose by negligence.
(v. t.) To cut slips from; to cut; to take off; to make a slip or slips of; as, to slip a piece of cloth or paper.
(v. t.) To let loose in pursuit of game, as a greyhound.
(v. t.) To cause to slip or slide off, or out of place; as, a horse slips his bridle; a dog slips his collar.
(v. t.) To bring forth (young) prematurely; to slink.

slop

slop
(n.) Water or other liquid carelessly spilled or thrown aboyt, as upon a table or a floor; a puddle; a soiled spot.
(n.) Mean and weak drink or liquid food; -- usually in the plural.
(n.) Dirty water; water in which anything has been washed or rinsed; water from wash-bowls, etc.
(v. i.) To overflow or be spilled as a liquid, by the motion of the vessel containing it; -- often with over.
(v. i.) Any kind of outer garment made of linen or cotton, as a night dress, or a smock frock.
(v. i.) A loose lower garment; loose breeches; chiefly used in the plural.
(v. i.) Ready-made clothes; also, among seamen, clothing, bedding, and other furnishings.
(v. t.) To cause to overflow, as a liquid, by the motion of the vessel containing it; to spill.
(v. t.) To spill liquid upon; to soil with a liquid spilled.

snap

snap
(n.) To break at once; to break short, as substances that are brittle.
(n.) To strike, to hit, or to shut, with a sharp sound.
(n.) To bite or seize suddenly, especially with the teeth.
(n.) To break upon suddenly with sharp, angry words; to treat snappishly; -- usually with up.
(n.) To crack; to cause to make a sharp, cracking noise; as, to snap a whip.
(n.) To project with a snap.
(v. i.) To break short, or at once; to part asunder suddenly; as, a mast snaps; a needle snaps.
(v. i.) To give forth, or produce, a sharp, cracking noise; to crack; as, blazing firewood snaps.
(v. i.) To make an effort to bite; to aim to seize with the teeth; to catch eagerly (at anything); -- often with at; as, a dog snapsat a passenger; a fish snaps at the bait.
(v. i.) To utter sharp, harsh, angry words; -- often with at; as, to snap at a child.
(v. i.) To miss fire; as, the gun snapped.
(v. t.) A sudden breaking or rupture of any substance.
(v. t.) A sudden, eager bite; a sudden seizing, or effort to seize, as with the teeth.
(v. t.) A sudden, sharp motion or blow, as with the finger sprung from the thumb, or the thumb from the finger.
(v. t.) A sharp, abrupt sound, as that made by the crack of a whip; as, the snap of the trigger of a gun.
(v. t.) A greedy fellow.
(v. t.) That which is, or may be, snapped up; something bitten off, seized, or obtained by a single quick movement; hence, a bite, morsel, or fragment; a scrap.
(v. t.) A sudden severe interval or spell; -- applied to the weather; as, a cold snap.
(v. t.) A small catch or fastening held or closed by means of a spring, or one which closes with a snapping sound, as the catch of a bracelet, necklace, clasp of a book, etc.
(v. t.) A snap beetle.
(v. t.) A thin, crisp cake, usually small, and flavored with ginger; -- used chiefly in the plural.
(v. t.) Briskness; vigor; energy; decision.
(v. t.) Any circumstance out of which money may be made or an advantage gained.

snip

snip
(n.) A single cut, as with shears or scissors; a clip.
(n.) A small shred; a bit cut off.
(n.) A share; a snack.
(n.) A tailor.
(n.) Small hand shears for cutting sheet metal.
(v. t.) To cut off the nip or neb of, or to cut off at once with shears or scissors; to clip off suddenly; to nip; hence, to break off; to snatch away.

soap

soap
(n.) A substance which dissolves in water, thus forming a lather, and is used as a cleansing agent. Soap is produced by combining fats or oils with alkalies or alkaline earths, usually by boiling, and consists of salts of sodium, potassium, etc., with the fatty acids (oleic, stearic, palmitic, etc.). See the Note below, and cf. Saponification. By extension, any compound of similar composition or properties, whether used as a cleaning agent or not.
(v. t.) To rub or wash over with soap.
(v. t.) To flatter; to wheedle.

soup

soup
(n.) A liquid food of many kinds, usually made by boiling meat and vegetables, or either of them, in water, -- commonly seasoned or flavored; strong broth.
(v. t.) To sup or swallow.
(v. t.) To breathe out.
(v. t.) To sweep. See Sweep, and Swoop.

step

step
(a.) To move the foot in walking; to advance or recede by raising and moving one of the feet to another resting place, or by moving both feet in succession.
(a.) To walk; to go on foot; esp., to walk a little distance; as, to step to one of the neighbors.
(a.) To walk slowly, gravely, or resolutely.
(a.) Fig.: To move mentally; to go in imagination.
(v. i.) An advance or movement made by one removal of the foot; a pace.
(v. i.) A rest, or one of a set of rests, for the foot in ascending or descending, as a stair, or a round of a ladder.
(v. i.) The space passed over by one movement of the foot in walking or running; as, one step is generally about three feet, but may be more or less. Used also figuratively of any kind of progress; as, he improved step by step, or by steps.
(v. i.) A small space or distance; as, it is but a step.
(v. i.) A print of the foot; a footstep; a footprint; track.
(v. i.) Gait; manner of walking; as, the approach of a man is often known by his step.
(v. i.) Proceeding; measure; action; an act.
(v. i.) Walk; passage.
(v. i.) A portable framework of stairs, much used indoors in reaching to a high position.
(v. i.) In general, a framing in wood or iron which is intended to receive an upright shaft; specif., a block of wood, or a solid platform upon the keelson, supporting the heel of the mast.
(v. i.) One of a series of offsets, or parts, resembling the steps of stairs, as one of the series of parts of a cone pulley on which the belt runs.
(v. i.) A bearing in which the lower extremity of a spindle or a vertical shaft revolves.
(v. i.) The intervak between two contiguous degrees of the csale.
(v. i.) A change of position effected by a motion of translation.
(v. t.) To set, as the foot.
(v. t.) To fix the foot of (a mast) in its step; to erect.

stop

stop
(n.) The act of stopping, or the state of being stopped; hindrance of progress or of action; cessation; repression; interruption; check; obstruction.
(n.) That which stops, impedes, or obstructs; as obstacle; an impediment; an obstruction.
(n.) A device, or piece, as a pin, block, pawl, etc., for arresting or limiting motion, or for determining the position to which another part shall be brought.
(n.) The closing of an aperture in the air passage, or pressure of the finger upon the string, of an instrument of music, so as to modify the tone; hence, any contrivance by which the sounds of a musical instrument are regulated.
(n.) In the organ, one of the knobs or handles at each side of the organist, by which he can draw on or shut off any register or row of pipes; the register itself; as, the vox humana stop.
(n.) A member, plain or molded, formed of a separate piece and fixed to a jamb, against which a door or window shuts. This takes the place, or answers the purpose, of a rebate. Also, a pin or block to prevent a drawer from sliding too far.
(n.) A point or mark in writing or printing intended to distinguish the sentences, parts of a sentence, or clauses; a mark of punctuation. See Punctuation.
(n.) The diaphragm used in optical instruments to cut off the marginal portions of a beam of light passing through lenses.
(n.) The depression in the face of a dog between the skull and the nasal bones. It is conspicuous in the bulldog, pug, and some other breeds.
(n.) Some part of the articulating organs, as the lips, or the tongue and palate, closed (a) so as to cut off the passage of breath or voice through the mouth and the nose (distinguished as a lip-stop, or a front-stop, etc., as in p, t, d, etc.), or (b) so as to obstruct, but not entirely cut off, the passage, as in l, n, etc.; also, any of the consonants so formed.
(v. i.) To cease to go on; to halt, or stand still; to come to a stop.
(v. i.) To cease from any motion, or course of action.
(v. i.) To spend a short time; to reside temporarily; to stay; to tarry; as, to stop with a friend.
(v. t.) To close, as an aperture, by filling or by obstructing; as, to stop the ears; hence, to stanch, as a wound.
(v. t.) To obstruct; to render impassable; as, to stop a way, road, or passage.
(v. t.) To arrest the progress of; to hinder; to impede; to shut in; as, to stop a traveler; to stop the course of a stream, or a flow of blood.
(v. t.) To hinder from acting or moving; to prevent the effect or efficiency of; to cause to cease; to repress; to restrain; to suppress; to interrupt; to suspend; as, to stop the execution of a decree, the progress of vice, the approaches of old age or infirmity.
(v. t.) To regulate the sounds of, as musical strings, by pressing them against the finger board with the finger, or by shortening in any way the vibrating part.
(v. t.) To point, as a composition; to punctuate.
(v. t.) To make fast; to stopper.

sump

sump
(n.) A round pit of stone, lined with clay, for receiving the metal on its first fusion.
(n.) The cistern or reservoir made at the lowest point of a mine, from which is pumped the water which accumulates there.
(n.) A pond of water for salt works.
(n.) A puddle or dirty pool.

swap

swap
(n.) A blow; a stroke.
(n.) An exchange; a barter.
(n.) Hastily.
(v. i.) To strike; -- with off.
(v. i.) To exchange (usually two things of the same kind); to swop.
(v. t.) To fall or descend; to rush hastily or violently.
(v. t.) To beat the air, or ply the wings, with a sweeping motion or noise; to flap.

swop

swop
(v. & n.) Same as Swap.