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drops

(drops),
A popular term for a medicine taken in doses measured by drops, usually a tincture, or applied by dropping, as an eyewash.
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A few drops of rain, driving horizontally, struck him.
I have heard my grandmother (Lady Malkinshaw) say that, 'a drop in time saves nine.
You haven't told me when he threatens to drop down upon me.
And this, if you please, this is what Ben Weatherstaff beheld and which made his jaw drop.
At last a third sister came to him and gave him a drop of something to drink, which she said would give him the needful strength.
An opiate vapour, dewy, dim, Exhales from out her golden rim, And, softly dripping, drop by drop, Upon the quiet mountain top.
I have some cards to leave at the other end of Bellevue Avenue, and I'll drop in at about half-past three and stay long enough to make poor Amy feel that she hasn't been slighted.
Before he could fire again I had pulled him so far over the edge of the deck that he was forced to drop his firearm and clutch the rail with both hands.
So quickly did my bow drop after the shot that I scarce had time to lash Woola to the deck and buckle my own harness to a gunwale ring before the craft was hanging stern up and making her last long drop to ground.
A German caught fire, and the whole crowd broke away from her flare and rose about her dispersing, leaving her to drop towards Canada and blow up as she dropped.
Freighters have other landing-stages at various lower levels, to within a couple of hundred feet of the ground; nor dare any flier rise or drop from one plane to another except in certain restricted districts where horizontal traffic is forbidden.
So when David saw his chance of being a missel-thrush again he called out to me quickly: "Don't drop the letter