Definition of Lemon drop

1. Noun. A hard candy with lemon flavor and a yellow color and (usually) the shape of a lemon.

Generic synonyms: Hard Candy

Definition of Lemon drop

1. Noun. A yellow lemon-flavored and lemon-shaped candy. ¹

2. Noun. A cocktail of vodka with lemon juice and sugar. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lemon Drop

lemniscus lateralis
lemniscus medialis
lemniscus spinalis
lemniscus trigeminalis
lemon-scented gum
lemon-wood tree
lemon balm
lemon basil
lemon basils
lemon cheese
lemon chiffon
lemon curd
lemon drop (current term)
lemon drops
lemon extract
lemon geranium
lemon grove
lemon juice
lemon juices
lemon law
lemon laws
lemon lily
lemon meringue pie
lemon meringue pies
lemon mint
lemon oil
lemon peel

Literary usage of Lemon drop

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Mr. & Mrs. Bancroft on and Off the Stage by Squire Bancroft, Marie Bancroft (1888)
"My next part at the Lyceum was ' Serena, the little fairy at the bottom of the sea,' in Conrad and Medora; then I had a small part called Lemon- drop in a ..."

2. Pet, or Pastimes and penalties by Hugh Reginald Haweis (1886)
"Have you got a lemon-drop ? " I had just one left, so I took it out and said, " Open your mouth and shut your eyes;" she did both, I popped the lemon drop ..."

3. Highways and Byways from the St. Lawrence to Virginia by Clifton Johnson (1913)
"He took a paper bag from his pocket, and I accepted a lemon drop. "I s'pose I've bought hundreds of pounds of 'em," he added. "Did you say you was goin' to ..."

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