noun (plural cachous)dated
A pleasant-smelling lozenge sucked to mask bad breath.
- Some of these, such as medicinal lozenges and scented cachous, have declined in popularity in the 20th century; but others, such as mints and sherbet, are still consumed enthusiastically.
- The predecessors of little floral cachous were used by court ladies as breath-fresheners.
- By referring to the notes we can learn that Davitt and Parnell were two Irish politicians of the time, and that a cachou was a popular cashew candy (the brushes aren't explained).
Words that rhyme with cachoucashew
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