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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A mole or similar spot on the skin.


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  • Kranich and a glimpse of the bride, with her sweet, patient, dewy face shadowed like a honey-drop in the gauzy calyx of her artisanne cap; for she was in the simplest of morning dresses -- something gray, with

    Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science Volume 15, No. 85, January, 1875

  • It is a firm and fleshy fruit, and has a delicious honey-drop hanging from the point. '

    Among the Trees at Elmridge

  • Oh yes, the whole of the sweetness is distilled into one honey-drop -- the whole giant thing is shortened into one image -- the whole heaven and earth slip silkenly into one banner, and you would die for it!



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