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acid drop

noun British.
  1. a tart candy, as a sourball.
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Origin of acid drop

First recorded in 1830–40
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Historical Examples

  • She's only an acid-drop, and you can't size her up, just as an ordinary girl.

    The Mandarin's Fan

    Fergus Hume


British Dictionary definitions for acid drop

acid drop

noun
  1. a boiled sweet with a sharp taste
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