lemon drop

Origin of lemon drop

First recorded in 1800–10
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Examples from the Web for lemon drop

Historical Examples of lemon drop

  • 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

  • He is never without a lemon-drop in his mouth, and he keeps his pockets full of candy.

    Our House

    Elizabeth Robins Pennell

British Dictionary definitions for lemon drop

lemon drop

  1. a lemon-flavoured boiled sweet
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