cough syrup


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cough syrup

n.
A sweetened medicated liquid taken orally to ease coughing.

cough′ syr`up


n.
a medicated, syruplike fluid, usu. flavored and nonnarcotic or mildly narcotic, for relieving coughs or soothing irritated throats. Also called cough′ med`icine.
[1875–80]
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