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sugar-tit

[shoo g-er-tit] /ˈʃʊg ərˌtɪt/
noun
1.
a piece of cloth containing moist sugar, wrapped to resemble a nipple and used to pacify an infant.
Also, sugar-teat
[shoo g-er-teet] /ˈʃʊg ərˌtit/ (Show IPA)
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Origin
1840-1850
1840-50
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Slang definitions & phrases for sugar tit

sugar tit

noun phrase

Something that gives comfort and security; security blanket

[1892+; fr the use of a cloth soaked in sugar water to appease a suckling infant; sugar-teat is found by 1847]


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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