“We could take him to the gym and drop a weight on his head,” Gibbs allegedly told Morlock.
drop in one or two that the Republicans will attack as undignified to the occasion.
It was so sad when he got sick and had to drop out but he still stayed involved with the project as the executive producer.
Fitness junkies have slurped the stuff to drop pounds for years.
We'll get a pic up of this fabulously somber piece of weaponry as soon as they drop.
Take my rede, sir, and let it drop, for you have come very well out from it.
I made Bill drop me at the Hendersons' because I wanted to surprise you.
Well, we'll drop the kings at present and go on with the cipher.
Clif and his gallant band were compelled to drop back from tree to tree.
You descend in an express elevator car; in that bucket you just drop.
Old English dropa "a drop of liquid," from Proto-Germanic *drupon (cf. Old Saxon dropo, Old Norse dropi, Dutch drop, Old High German tropfo, German Tropfen (n.)), from PIE *dhreu-.
Meaning "an act of dropping" is from 1630s; of immaterial things (prices, temperatures, etc.) from mid-19c. Meaning "lozenge, hard candy" is 1723. Meaning "secret place where things can be left illicitly and picked up later" is from 1931.
Drop in the bucket (late 14c.) is from Isa. ix:15 [KJV]. At the drop of a hat "suddenly" is from 1854; drop-in "casual visit" is 1819; drop-kick is 1857. To get the drop on someone originally was Old West gunslinger slang (1869).
Old English dropian "to fall in drops" (see drop (n.)). Meaning "to fall vertically" is late 14c. Transitive sense "allow to fall" is mid-14c. Related: Dropped; dropping. Exclamation drop dead is from 1934; as an adjective meaning "stunning, excellent" it is first recorded 1970.
The smallest quantity of liquid heavy enough to fall in a spherical mass.
A volume of liquid equal to 1/76 of a teaspoon and regarded as a unit of dosage for medication.
A small globular piece of candy, usually readily dissolved in the mouth.