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acid drop

noun, British.
1.
a tart candy, as a sourball.
Origin of acid drop
1830-1840
1830-40
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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

noun
1.
a boiled sweet with a sharp taste
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