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pear drop

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Definition of pear drop in English:


A small boiled sweet in the shape of a pear, with a pungently sweet flavour.
Example sentences
  • Pineapple cubes, lemon sherberts, pear drops and rhubarb & custards were some of my favourites.
  • It is luxuriously rich and fruity, the aftertaste reminiscent of pear drops.
  • He has an impressive array of sweet jars, including aniseed balls, pear drops, and Spanish, honey and butter toffee.

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