Today's Word "milksop"

An unmanly man on

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milksop \MILK-sop\ (noun) - An effeminate or weak-minded person; an unmanly man.

"And, if we set off soon, we can escape the milksop misses Mother has invited for us." -- Julia Quinn, 'The Viscount Who Loved Me'

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Milksop comes from Middle English, literally a piece of bread sopped in milk.


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