cough drop


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cough drop

n.
A small, often medicated and sweetened lozenge taken orally to ease coughing or soothe a sore throat.

cough drop

n
(Pharmacology) a lozenge to relieve a cough

cough′ drop`


n.
a small medicinal lozenge for relieving a cough, sore throat, hoarseness, etc.
[1850–55]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cough drop - a medicated lozenge used to soothe the throatcough drop - a medicated lozenge used to soothe the throat
lozenge - a small aromatic or medicated candy
Translations

cough drop

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References in classic literature ?
The store is on a corner about which coveys of ragged-plumed, hilarious children play and become candidates for the cough drops and soothing syrups that wait for them inside.
It would be better for you to chew a few cough drops to get rid of that cold you have.
Smith Bros, grew to become the first and biggest cough drop company in the United States.
pocket of my coat, fingering My keys, a cough drop, and a forgotten
James Taylor, described as having "'an interest in complementary medicines," stated that "'any soothing cough drop might work equally well'" ("Experts Divided on Honey Rx for Coughs," January 2008, p.
James Taylor, described as having "'an interest in complementary medicines," stated that "any soothing cough drop might work equally well" ("Providers Skeptical About Honey for Cough Study Findings," Jan.
A couple minutes later, he comes back to the table and pops in a cough drop.
The school board identifies the inhaler and cough drop as "drugs" and therefore the generous and heroic students are deemed "drug traffickers.
As you suck on a cough drop, your mouth makes more saliva.
While cough drop makers were on sneezy street, sales of Cadbury's new "wonder bar" Fuse were fizzling out.
Who can doubt the significant contribution given to us by those bearded medical entrepreneurs of the past, the Smith Brothers, of cough drop fame?
Rather, the machine is shaped like a Vicks cough drop, with the Vicks name prominently emblazoned across the unit, in raised letters.