cough drop

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  1. a small, medicinal lozenge for relieving a cough, sore throat, hoarseness, etc.

Origin of cough drop

First recorded in 1850–55

Words Nearby cough drop Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use cough drop in a sentence

  • To expect a pill and receive a cough-drop is by way of being a sort of disappointment.

    The Crystal Stopper | Maurice LeBlanc

British Dictionary definitions for cough drop

cough drop

  1. a lozenge to relieve a cough

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