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acid drop

noun, British.
a tart candy, as a sourball.
Origin of acid drop
1830-40 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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  • She's only an acid-drop, and you can't size her up, just as an ordinary girl.

    The Mandarin's Fan Fergus Hume
British Dictionary definitions for acid-drop

acid drop

a boiled sweet with a sharp taste
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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