from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A drop of water formed by melting snow or ice.
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When she gave me one cold parting kiss upon my forehead, like a thaw-drop from the stone porch -- it was a very frosty day -- I felt so miserable and self-reproachful that I clung to her and told her it was my fault, I knew, that she could say good-bye so easily!
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