cough drop

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n cough drop a medicated lozenge used to soothe the throat
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Usage

In literature:

It would be better for you to chew a few cough drops to get rid of that cold you have.
"The Adventures of Pinocchio" by C. Collodi--Pseudonym of Carlo Lorenzini
Then it swept up and coughed again, dropping Pederson.
"The Penal Cluster" by Ivar Jorgensen (AKA Randall Garrett)
Mr. Goodnight gave a premonitory cough, and taking his hands out of his pockets let his coat-tails drop.
"The Candidate" by Joseph Alexander Altsheler
The man sank down in a sitting posture, coughing oddly; his head dropped forward.
"A Modern Mercenary" by Kate Prichard and Hesketh Vernon Hesketh-Prichard
A fit of coughing, such as he had never known before, seized him, and he dropped full length upon the bed.
"A Breath of Prairie and other stories" by Will Lillibridge
Then he coughed and spluttered, and spat it out, almost dropping the bottle as McGregor, laughing hilariously, laid hold of it.
"The Spoilers of the Valley" by Robert Watson
Me 'n' George dropped in with some beefsteaks we copped from the butcher, and found her in bed, coughing like the devil.
"The Crimson Gardenia and Other Tales of Adventure" by Rex Beach
Smells abominably of cough-drops.
"Command" by William McFee
Thousands of them are driven out with every drop of saliva and phlegm when he blows his nose, or spits, coughs, or sneezes, or talks.
"Applied Physiology" by Frank Overton
But Sally gave a little protesting cough, holding a chocolate drop suspended in the air for an instant.
"The Camp Fire Girls Behind the Lines" by Margaret O'Bannon Womack Vandercook
Smoke was billowing around him and he choked, coughing and dropping to one knee.
"Syndrome" by Thomas Hoover
There were many more things in it than mere cough-drops.
"Oldfield" by Nancy Huston Banks
Uncle said the Kingsleys seem to be nice girls, and then he coughed, but I didn't say anything, so he dropped the subject.
"Seeing France with Uncle John" by Anne Warner
They were almost identical in appearance, and looked as though they had been cut off a cough drop box.
"Four and Twenty Beds" by Nancy Vogel
Jack coughed and dropped again to his knees, in order to avoid the worst of the fumes.
"The Shooting of Dan McGrew, A Novel" by Marvin Dana
Harry waited an hour and grew so drowsy that at last he actually did drop off, to be suddenly awakened by hearing somebody give a loud cough.
"The Bradys After a Chinese Princess" by Francis Worcester Doughty
Sandy Claws or a cough drop?
"The Sin of Monsieur Pettipon" by Richard Connell
She let go her work and dropped her head on her hands, horribly shaken by sobs and coughs.
"Comrade Yetta" by Albert Edwards
Now, when a cough drop is to be made the subject of a sonnet-sequence what happens?
"The Circus, and Other Essays and Fugitive Pieces" by Joyce Kilmer
As, tossing the cough-drop straight back, with a sneeze, She smashed the green goggles I wear on my knees.
"Half-Hours with Jimmieboy" by John Kendrick Bangs
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In poetry:

For he must look round on his right hand
To watch the white flutter--that stops
His aim, for it takes off his sight, and
I cough while the handerkerchief drops.
"The Road to Avernus, Scene XI 'Ten Paces Off'" by Adam Lindsay Gordon

In news:

DENVER — Some letters arriving from Japanese-American internment camp s during World War II were very specific, asking for a certain brand of bath powder, cold cream or cough drops _ but only the red ones.
DENVER (AP) — Some letters arriving from Japanese-American internment camp s during World War II were very specific, asking for a certain brand of bath powder, cold cream or cough drops — but only the red ones.
Some letters arriving from Japanese-American internment camp s during World War II were very specific, asking for a certain brand of bath powder, cold cream or cough drops - but only the red ones.
Scala & Kolacny Brothers isn't a cough drop or a produce company but a Belgian women's choir conducted by Stijn Kolacny, whose soaring sonic soliloquies are arranged and accompanied by pianist Steven Kolacny.
Make Your Own Natural Cough Drops.
I was such a loyal student at Central I ate Luden's cough drops like candy in class and now I graduated from nowhere.
Some letters arriving from Japanese-American internment camps during World War II were very specific, asking for a certain brand of bath powder, cold cream or cough drops -- but only the red ones.
He founded the F&F Laboratories in 1928, going into full-time manufacturing of F&F cough drops in 1933.
The category—from shampoos and skin creams to cough drops and cold remedies —has always had its rightful place in a convenience store—providing a grab-and-go remedy for a variety of ailments.
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