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lemon drop

a lemon-flavored lozenge.
Origin of lemon drop
1800-10 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • The teacher slipped her hand into her pocket and drew out a lemon-drop, which she thrust softly into Jerome's hand.

    Jerome, A Poor Man Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
  • He is never without a lemon-drop in his mouth, and he keeps his pockets full of candy.

    Our House Elizabeth Robins Pennell
British Dictionary definitions for lemon-drop

lemon drop

a lemon-flavoured boiled sweet
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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