Sirt

Sirt

(?), n. [See Syrt.] A quicksand. [Obs.]
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{

Sir"up

(?)

Syr"up

}, n. [F. sirop (cf. It. siroppo, Sp. jarabe, jarope, LL. siruppus, syrupus), fr. Ar. sharb a drink, wine, coffee, sirup. Cf. Sherbet.] 1. A thick and viscid liquid made from the juice of fruits, herbs, etc., boiled with sugar.
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2. A thick and viscid saccharine solution of superior quality (as sugarhouse sirup or molasses, maple sirup); specifically, in pharmacy and often in cookery, a saturated solution of sugar and water (simple sirup), or such a solution flavored or medicated.
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Lucent sirups tinct with cinnamon.
Keats.
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Mixing sirup. See the Note under Dextrose.
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{

Sir"uped

(?),

Syr"uped

}, a. Moistened, covered, or sweetened with sirup, or sweet juice.
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{

Sir"up*y

(?),

Syr"up*y

}, a. Like sirup, or partaking of its qualities. Mortimer.
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