acid drop

noun

British
: any tart piece of candy (as one made of sugar flavored with tartaric acid) compare sour ball

Word History

First Known Use

1783, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of acid drop was in 1783

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“Acid drop.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/acid%20drop. Accessed 8 Feb. 2023.

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