dewdrop

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English[edit]

dewdrops on grass

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English deu drop, dew droppe, dewe droppe, equivalent to dew +‎ drop. Compare Dutch dauwdruppel (dewdrop), German Tautropfen (dewdrop), Danish dugdråbe (dewdrop), Swedish daggdroppe (dewdrop), Faroese døggdropi (dewdrop).

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

dewdrop (plural dewdrops)

  1. A droplet of water formed as dew.
    Hypernym: drop
  2. (baseball, slang, dated, 1800s) A slow pitch.

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