Rosedrop

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Rosedrop A kind of earring.
    • Rosedrop A lozenge having a rose flavor.
    • Rosedrop (Med) A ruddy eruption upon the nose caused by drinking ardent spirits; a grog blossom.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n rosedrop A lozenge flavored with rose-essence.
    • n rosedrop An ear-ring.
    • n rosedrop A pimple on the nose caused by drinking ardent spirits; a grog-blossom; acne.
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Usage

In literature:

Her name was Rosedrop, because the tuft on her head was shaped and coloured like a rose.
"Seven Little People and their Friends" by Horace Elisha Scudder
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