[doo-drop, dyoo-]


a drop of dew.

Origin of dewdrop

1150–1200; Middle English. See dew, drop Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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a drop of dew
British euphemistic a drop of mucus on the end of one's nose
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Word Origin and History for dewdrop

early 14c. (as two words); see dew + drop (n.).

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