alt. sp. of syrup
Variant of syrup
- (obsolete) A thick and viscid liquid made from the juice of fruits, herbs, etc., boiled with sugar.
- (obsolete) 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.
- Lucent sirups tinct with cinnamon. --John Keats.