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cough drop

noun
1.
a small, medicinal lozenge for relieving a cough, sore throat, hoarseness, etc.
Origin
1850-1855
1850-55
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British Dictionary definitions for cough-drop

cough drop

noun
1.
a lozenge to relieve a cough
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cough-drop in Medicine

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

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