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nose drops

plural noun
medication applied through the nostrils with a dropper.
Origin of nose drops
First recorded in 1940-45 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • He sneezed violently, and poured in nose drops with a happy grin.

    The Coffin Cure Alan Edward Nourse
  • The nose drops down slightly as the tail leaves the ground and we begin to assume flying position.

    'Green Balls' Paul Bewsher

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