milksop

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From Middle English milksop, mylk sop, mylke soppe, equivalent to milk +‎ sop.

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milksop (plural milksops)

  1. A piece of bread sopped in milk.
  2. (by extension, derogatory) A weak, easily frightened or ineffectual person.

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