from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A small, often medicated and sweetened lozenge taken orally to ease coughing or soothe a sore throat.
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- n. a small, medicated tablet intended to be dissolved slowly in the mouth to temporarily stop coughs
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a medicated lozenge used to soothe the throat
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I crept toward the back of the bus, too, abandoning the fifth and sixth graders I used to huddle with in the front until I ended up ten rows back, next to a sweet kid named Everson, a flutter-eyed seventh grader who spent every morning bent over in his seat, rolling joints and putting them into little Sucrets cough drop boxes.