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

cough sweet npasticca per la tosse
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I did take the precaution of asking my right honourable friend to bring a packet of cough sweets just in case.
1 As a double act, Philip Hammond and Theresa May are not always convincing In a risky flashback to the Prime Minister's calamity-laden Tory conference speech, Mr Hammond announced: "I did take the precaution of asking my right honourable friend to bring a packet of cough sweets, just in case.
She says that they are years out of date and should be given a Viking burial along with the open packet of plasters, the small tin of vitamin capsules bought on our last trip abroad nine years ago, and some loose individually wrapped cough sweets that came from a petrol station up in Scotland seven years ago.
Mrs May said she wished she had taken more cough sweets on stage but had never contemplated giving up.
If former Leicester boss Nigel Pearson has invested in some cough sweets he could be the man to take perennial chokers Derby over the finish line for a change.
WILL Mellor is surrounded by a sea of tissues and cough sweets.
I have had a terrible cough and cold all over Christmas and I have had to eat cough sweets and drink Lemsips.
I replied, "I thought cough sweets would be behind the counter with the aspirins.
The menthol from the Fisherman's Friend ice cream was wonderfully like one of the famed cough sweets, but the warm menthol punch was buried in the cold ice cream and it really worked.
The company, which demerged its drinks business this year, has increased its focus on its core brands, including Cadbury Dairy Milk, Trident chewing gum and Halls cough sweets.
The way cough sweets and throat lozenges have been merchandised has changed.
MILLIONAIRE cheat Major Charles Ingram (picturedbelow) could cash in on his notoriety through his court case by advertising cough sweets.