dropped


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drop

1. verb To end one's friendship with someone. Yeah, I did drop Kelly, but only because our friendship was so toxic.
2. verb To punch someone and cause them to fall down. I can't believe that skinny kid dropped the bully with just one punch!
3. verb To take a drug, typically acid (LSD). Now that I'm trying to get clean, I can't be around those guys anymore—they're always dropping acid.
4. verb, slang To kill someone or something. I dropped the informant, boss, don't worry—he'll never talk to the police again.
5. noun An agreed-upon location where one can collect drugs or other such items. I thought this was the drop the dealer had told me to go to, but nothing's here.
6. noun An advantage or edge over someone or something. Those thugs only beat me up because they got the drop on me—it wasn't a fair fight.
7. noun A small amount of liquor. Just give me a drop of that in a shot glass.

dropped

mod. arrested. Harry the Horse was dropped only once last year.
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References in classic literature ?
He had early dropped again into his dream of a grand invasion of Gaul with the whole strength of his kingdom at his back, and the afternoon had slipped away without his ever coming to himself again.
So he flew off and fetched another acorn and dropped it in, and tried to flirt his eye to the hole quick enough to see what become of it, but he was too late.
It was about dark now; so I dropped the canoe down the river under some willows that hung over the bank, and waited for the moon to rise.
He stopped shaking his fist very suddenly at that very moment and his jaw actually dropped as he stared over her head at something he saw coming over the grass toward him.
The allusion made me spring up; though I dropped again from the pain in my arm.
Redruth retreated from his place in the gallery and dropped into the boat, which we then brought round to the ship's counter, to be handier for Captain Smollett.
The lad insisted on being always at her side, and when at last she was safely ensconced in the bottom of the craft that was to bear them shoreward her grandson dropped catlike after her.
The wind had dropped and a faint haze on the horizon showed that a fog was waiting to steal up the Saconnet on the turn of the tide; but all about him fields and woods were steeped in golden light.
Pivoting on my left toe, I swung a terrific right to his jaw, and, like a felled ox, he dropped in his tracks.
The thing might easily have risen out of my reach, but evidently it knew as little concerning retreat in the face of danger as either Woola or I, for it dropped quickly toward me, and before I could escape had grasped my shoulder between its powerful jaws.
Scarcely were we clear when the foremast dropped down on the fastenings, dashing the jib-boom into the water with its load of demented human beings.
he murmured hoarsely, but Joe did not hear him, for both alike had dropped fainting on the sand.
One little nook, for instance, was no larger than an unusually big doll's house, and yet it might have been a model for the whole place, for the water dropped, tiny icicles hung, and spar columns were forming in just the same way.
As she took up the little live baby of Alice Clayton she dropped the dead body of her own into the empty cradle; for the wail of the living had answered the call of universal motherhood within her wild breast which the dead could not still.
The flight of the Asiatic and German flying-machines joined and dropped earthward, became like a handful of white and red rose petals flung from a distant window, grew larger, until Bert could see the overturned ones spinning through the air, and were hidden by great volumes of dark smoke that were rising in the direction of Buffalo.