Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A drop of water formed by melting snow or ice.

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Examples

  • 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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  • a drop of water from melting snow or ice

    August 1, 2009