lemon drop

  1. a lemon-flavored lozenge.

Origin of lemon drop

First recorded in 1800–10

Words Nearby lemon drop

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How to use lemon drop in a sentence

  • "I'm almost sick of caramels," acknowledged Effie, daintily laying one by one in her bon-bon box to pick out a plain lemon drop.

  • "Here's soombry comin'," remarked Jinny all at once, between two sucks of a lemon drop.

    North, South and Over the Sea | M.E. Francis (Mrs. Francis Blundell)
  • In shape it is doubly convex, and may be rudely compared to a small lemon-drop.

    A Treatise on Physiology and Hygiene | Joseph Chrisman Hutchison
  • He is never without a lemon-drop in his mouth, and he keeps his pockets full of candy.

    Our House | Elizabeth Robins Pennell
  • The teacher slipped her hand into her pocket and drew out a lemon-drop, which she thrust softly into Jerome's hand.

    Jerome, A Poor Man | Mary E. Wilkins Freeman

British Dictionary definitions for lemon drop

lemon drop

  1. a lemon-flavoured boiled sweet

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