[ reyn-drop ]
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  1. a drop of rain.

Origin of raindrop

before 1000; Middle English rein-drop(e); Old English regndropa;see rain, drop

Words Nearby raindrop

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How to use raindrop in a sentence

  • Although the beat of a raindrop is proverbially light, the stroke is not ineffective.

    Outlines of the Earth's History | Nathaniel Southgate Shaler
  • Not a tree quivered, not a raindrop slipped from a blade of grass, but Guy held out his arms to clasp his long-awaited Pauline.

    Plashers Mead | Compton Mackenzie
  • The gentle raindrop grapples with mountains of solid rock, and with never-ending persistence drags them piecemeal into the sea.

    Your National Parks | Enos A. Mills
  • Karna silent heard this mandate but his birth could not proclaim, Like a raindrop-pelted lotus bent his humble head in shame!

    Maha-bharata | Anonymous
  • The night was inky black, and the wind that swept down the gorge brought an occasional raindrop with it.

    The Wayfarers | Mary Stewart Cutting