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dew·drop

 (do͞o′drŏp′, dyo͞o′-)
n.
A drop of dew.
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dewdrop

(ˈdjuːˌdrɒp)
n
1. a drop of dew
2. euphemistic Brit a drop of mucus on the end of one's nose
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dew•drop

(ˈduˌdrɒp, ˈdyu-)

n.
a drop of dew.
[1150–1200]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dewdrop - a drop of dewdewdrop - a drop of dew        
drop, bead, pearl - a shape that is spherical and small; "he studied the shapes of low-viscosity drops"; "beads of sweat on his forehead"
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Translations
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dewdrop

[ˈdjuːdrɒp] Ngota f de rocío
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dewdrop

[ˈdjuːˌdrɒp] ngoccia di rugiada (fig) (on end of nose) → goccia
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References in classic literature ?
In the morning when he awoke, he began to search over hill and dale for this pretty flower; and eight long days he sought for it in vain: but on the ninth day, early in the morning, he found the beautiful purple flower; and in the middle of it was a large dewdrop, as big as a costly pearl.
The bird put his tiny head on one side and looked up at him with his soft bright eye which was like a black dewdrop. He seemed quite familiar and not the least afraid.
I don't know where she was going, but we saw her run, such a little, little creature in her womanly bonnet and apron, through a covered way at the bottom of the court and melt into the city's strife and sound like a dewdrop in an ocean.
Grantly melt, literally melt, like a dewdrop in the sun.
Her teeth, fine, equal, and white, glitter between her smiling lips like dewdrops in a passion-flower's half-enveloped breast.
"Haven't you any dewdrops, or mist-cakes, or cloudbuns?" asked Polychrome, longingly.
Bead- ed dewdrops stood upon the leaves and grasses.
The sun's heat is rarely strong enough to burn, even when it is focused by dewdrops, as is sometimes the case in more tropical districts.
He noted the prismatic colors in all the dewdrops upon a million blades of grass.
Then Ferko buried his face in the ground till his eyes were damp with dewdrops, and in a moment he saw clearer than he had ever done in his life before.
It was scarcely full blown; for some of its delicate red leaves curled modestly around its moist bosom, within which two or three dewdrops were sparkling.
Julie returned, holding the silken purse in her hands, while tears of joy rolled down her cheeks, like dewdrops on the rose.