give a sop to Cerberus


give a sop to Cerberus
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Универсальный англо-русский словарь. . 2011.

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  • Sop — Sop, n. [OE. sop, soppe; akin to AS. s?pan to sup, to sip, to drink, D. sop sop, G. suppe soup, Icel. soppa sop. See {Sup}, v. t., and cf. {Soup}.] 1. Anything steeped, or dipped and softened, in any liquid; especially, something dipped in broth… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cerberus — (Kerberos)    Triple headed dog or doglike creature who guards the entrance to Hades, the Greek underworld. Not originally a “demonic” creature, Cerberus became the model for the Hellhounds of the DEVIL and other BLACK DOGS in folklore.    In… …   Encyclopedia of Demons and Demonology

  • red shropsavine — Sop Sop, n. [OE. sop, soppe; akin to AS. s?pan to sup, to sip, to drink, D. sop sop, G. suppe soup, Icel. soppa sop. See {Sup}, v. t., and cf. {Soup}.] 1. Anything steeped, or dipped and softened, in any liquid; especially, something dipped in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sops in wine — Sop Sop, n. [OE. sop, soppe; akin to AS. s?pan to sup, to sip, to drink, D. sop sop, G. suppe soup, Icel. soppa sop. See {Sup}, v. t., and cf. {Soup}.] 1. Anything steeped, or dipped and softened, in any liquid; especially, something dipped in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sops of wine — Sop Sop, n. [OE. sop, soppe; akin to AS. s?pan to sup, to sip, to drink, D. sop sop, G. suppe soup, Icel. soppa sop. See {Sup}, v. t., and cf. {Soup}.] 1. Anything steeped, or dipped and softened, in any liquid; especially, something dipped in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sopsavine — Sop Sop, n. [OE. sop, soppe; akin to AS. s?pan to sup, to sip, to drink, D. sop sop, G. suppe soup, Icel. soppa sop. See {Sup}, v. t., and cf. {Soup}.] 1. Anything steeped, or dipped and softened, in any liquid; especially, something dipped in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Motive — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Motive >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 motive motive springs of action wellsprings of action GRP: N 2 Sgm: N 2 reason reason ground call principle Sgm: N 2 by end by end by purpose …   English dictionary for students

  • Charles Sanders Peirce —  B …   Wikipedia

  • atonement — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Making amends Nouns 1. (act of atoning) atonement, reparation; compensation, quittance, quits; expiation, redemption, reclamation, propitiation. See penitence, asceticism. 2. (sign of atonement) amends,… …   English dictionary for students

  • Semiotic elements and classes of signs — C. S. Peirce articles  General:    Charles Sanders Peirce Charles Sanders Peirce bibliography Philosophical:    Categories (Peirce) Semiotic elements and   classes of signs (Peirce) Pragmatic maxim • Pragmaticism… …   Wikipedia

  • Cer|ber|us — «SUR buhr uhs», noun. 1. Greek and Roman Mythology. a dog with three heads that guarded the entrance to Hades. 2. a surly, watchful guard: »…give that Cerberus a sop [bribe] (William Congreve) …   Useful english dictionary


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