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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But now a new throat lozenge based on a recipe created more than a century ago to keep Welsh sheep farmers cough and cold free on the lonely hills is aiming to be the number one "cure all" for choirs and professional singers.
suck a throat lozenge - this helps keep your throat lubricated and the antiseptics help fight infection.