from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A small medicated or flavored tablet; a troche.
- n. A tablet containing aromatic substances that is burned to fumigate or deodorize the air.
- n. A pastel paste or crayon.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A soft flavoured candy.
- n. A medicinal pill, originally compressed herbs. A throat pastille is a large candy-like lozenge, which, when sucked, releases oils to soothe a sore throat and sometimes vapors to help unblock the nose or sinuses.
- n. A small granular half spheroid piece of material.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- See pastil.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a medicated lozenge used to soothe the throat
- in fabric design, "une pastille" is a large round spot - "un pois" (= pea) being smaller.
Scenes taken from mythology were done in what was known as "pastille," composition work raised and painted on a gold background.
Noting the four Secret Service guns at the edge of the stage, I took one fearful precaution: having been sucking on lozenges all day (my throat was dry and I was scheduled to sing that night at the Class Cabaret), I gathered a few into my left hand rather than risk the ignominy of being shot down as I reached into my cutaway for a pastille.
We offer the pastille in our Entertainment Luxury line because it is multifunctional and great to relax and surf the net while sitting in your game room.
But he picked up a Chocorange and read the label on it: sugar-free, healthy, tooth-friendly, it said, only four calories per pastille.
The words made their way over my tongue like a sweet pastille of possibility.
"Looks like she ate one," said Mimi, indicating an empty space where the honeybee cream pastille should have been.
And because I entered through the happy green door, I don't resent it for being some sort of pastille.
And I want a pastille now. *sigh* No more posts about gourmand scents.
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