cough drop

noun
Updated on: 26 May 2018

Definition of cough drop

: a lozenge or troche used to relieve coughing

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First Known Use of cough drop

1806

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COUGH DROP Defined for English Language Learners

cough drop

Definition of cough drop for English Language Learners

  • : a small piece of candy that contains medicine to prevent coughing


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cough drop

noun

medical Definition of cough drop

: a lozenge or troche used to relieve coughing

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