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cough drop

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

n
(Pharmacology) a lozenge to relieve a cough
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cough′ drop`


n.
a small medicinal lozenge for relieving a cough, sore throat, hoarseness, etc.
[1850–55]
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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
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Translations

cough drop

cough sweet npasticca per la tosse
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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.
Pitas Cough Troche is preferable to cough drops and masks, which are hard to use in scenarios where face-to-face communication is important, such as in business meetings and when communicating with customers.
The company's other brands include Chips Ahoy cookies, Halls cough drops and Ritz crackers.
In this role, he is responsible for leading the company's $7 billion business in the United States and Canada, which includes such brands as Oreo and belVita biscuits; Triscuit and Good Thins crackers; Trident gum; and Halls cough drops. Most recently, he worked for Coca-Cola Co., holding various leadership positions over the past decade.
The once ubiquitous image of the bearded Smith Brothers on a box of cough drops might be the latest product and best known of Lanes Brands (formerly Jakemans Inc.) but it isn't the company's biggest.
The range includes Solo Rub, a pain balm, Solo Cough Drops and Solo lozenges for throat soothing.
Cherry-flavored cough drops sell in a market notably devoid of vinegar-flavored cough drops.
There are ways to respond to the surprising onset of something dreadfully phlegmy during Swan Lake; that's why theaters have lobbies to which one can flee and why the muse Terpsichore * is so often depicted proffering cough drops, or should be.
Among the hip-hop star's non-edible requests: two dozen pink or white roses, candles with the scent of baked goods, Halls Mentho-Lyptus Honey Lemon Throat Cough Drops, contact lenses solution with case, two space heaters and a cool mist humidifier.
In September 2010, Prestige agreed to buy Blacksmith Brand Holdings Inc., which sells Efferdent and Effergrip denture care products, PediaCare children's medicines, Luden's cough drops and other products.