sip (plural sips)
- (transitive) To drink slowly, small mouthfuls at a time
- (intransitive) To drink a small quantity.
- [She] raised it to her mouth with sober grace; / Then, sipping, offered to the next in place.
- (Scotland, US, dated) Alternative form of seep.
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
See also 
Tok Pisin 
From English ship.