Definition of Droops

1. Verb. (third-person singular of droop) ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Droops

1. droop [v] - See also: droop

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Droops

drooped
drooper
droopers
droopest
droopeth
droopier
droopiest
droopily
droopiness
drooping
drooping brome
drooping juniper
drooping lily sign
droopingly
droopings
droops (current term)
droopy
drop
drop-back
drop-backs
drop-ball
drop-dead
drop-down
drop-down list
drop-down menu
drop-in
drop-ins
drop-kick
drop-kicker
drop-leaf

Literary usage of Droops

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1. Literary and Miscellaneous Memoirs by Joseph Cradock, John Bowyer Nichols (1828)
"Bedeck the mournful bower; The tender woodbine droops its bead, ... A Fragment, Genius oft droops ; example lies before you In each sad scene of ..."

2. The Iron Chest: A Play, in Three Acts by George Colman (1808)
"Where fever droops his burning head; Where sick men languish on their bed; Around let ev'ry accent be, A soft and dulcet harmony! Harmony! Harmony! THE END. ..."

3. Songs and Ballads of the Southern People, 1861-1865 by Frank Moore (1886)
"Furl that banner—softly, slowly ; Furl it gently, it is holy, For it droops above the dead. Touch it not, unfurl it never, Let it droop there, ..."

4. Edinburgh Medical Journal (1879)
"In these the hody droops to one side, and at the same time becomes rotated on the vertebral axis, producing often a very unpleasant deformity, ..."

5. Lamia's Winter-quarters by Alfred Austin (1898)
"The poppy's fair frail petals close, The lily yet more languid grows, And dewy-dreamy droops the rose : Good-night ! Good-night ! ..."

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