cough drop

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a medicated lozenge used to soothe the throat

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The former college lecturer was reported to have been deluged with offers including a lucrative contract to advertise cough sweets following the ITV documentary into the Who Wants To Be A Millionaire cheating case.
With the little compensation he received, he had opened a backstreet sweet shop, one of those tiny front-room businesses which sold humbugs and cough sweets and simple household requirements and whose trade was virtually confined to the terraced street in which it stood.
If I'm unexpectedly off work he has a rummage in his desk behind the fluffy cough sweets and rusty paperclips and comes up with a dusty envelope marked 'Emergency Thursday Column for when JA is sick'.
There is not even an excuse for spoiling other people's enjoyment of the concert because the Phil offers free cough sweets in the foyer.
The company saw its biggest growth in confectionery sales in the Americas - up 10 per cent - helped by an eight per cent improvement in Halls cough sweets in the US during the cold winter months.
Each kit contains a mini thermometer, vapour rub, Vitamin C tablets, packet of tissues, cough sweets and nasal decongestant.
It was probably not a miraculous disappearance of sore throats and the like across the nation that caused sales of cough sweets and throat lozenges to fall in the past year by 5%.
The crowd looks weatherbeaten, probably because of the weather, and they've even got a stall called 'The Farmer's Friend', although it doesn't sell cough sweets, or shotguns, but flat caps.
It is an incredible turn-around for Sela, founded in the Black Country in 1882 and nationally renowned for its traditional ``warming and soothing'' cough sweets.
Dairy Milk-to-Halls cough sweets group Cadbury Schweppes is expected to confirm a trading statement in December indicating that the group had enjoyed a good second half performance, with annual pre-tax profits expected to come in 0.
Ingram and wife Diana have received hundreds of offers, including one to star in a TV commercial for cough sweets.
I also remember eating some little black cough sweets called Imps.
I smile and expect her to say something encouraging but instead it's one of those nasty cough sweets cunningly disguised by a sugary coating.
Linctuses or cough sweets are one way of doing this, but are no more effective than sipping a drink or taking a home remedy such as honey and lemon.