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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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.
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And "candy" recorded an 11% rise, led by Halls cough sweets.
I replied, "I thought cough sweets would be behind the counter with the aspirins.
Halls cough sweets grew nine per cent and chewing gum brand Trident added 11 per cent.
Cadbury said Dairy Milk's global sales were up by 11 per cent in the year, while Halls cough sweets grew by nine per cent and chewing gum brand Trident added 11 per cent.
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.
QUIZ cheat Tecwen Whittock has trademarked his name - to prevent a company naming cough sweets after him.
MILLIONAIRE cheat Major Charles Ingram (picturedbelow) could cash in on his notoriety through his court case by advertising cough sweets.