lemon drop

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noun

a lemon-flavored lozenge.

Nearby words

  1. lemnitzer,
  2. lemnos,
  3. lemon,
  4. lemon balm,
  5. lemon cheese,
  6. lemon fish,
  7. lemon geranium,
  8. lemon grass,
  9. lemon grove,
  10. lemon kali

Origin of lemon drop

First recorded in 1800–10

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Examples from the Web for 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

noun

a lemon-flavoured boiled sweet
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