- a drop of dew.
Origin of dewdrop
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Examples from the Web for dewdrop
So it's no use my saying that I am sure his soul is a dewdrop.The Incomplete Amorist
I fancy, continued my brother, that something like a dewdrop glistened on her lashes.The Rambles of a Rat
A. L. O. E.
But a dewdrop is evanescent, and there was nothing evanescent about Freya.'Twixt Land & Sea
"Wonderful," repeated the Dewdrop when the lady had walked away.
On and on it ran with the water of the river, but it was no longer a Dewdrop; it was a part of the river.
- 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
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