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pear drop

1. A pear-shaped pendant, often used as a handle or support.
2. In 18th cent. architecture, a support for a small arch.
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This is a smooth-drinking, fruity pinot grigio with flavours of pear drops, apple and refreshing light citrus notes.
The organic producer has turned out a crowdpleasing chardonnay to pair with hot crab pots and the wine charms with pear drops on the nose and a lovely creaminess to the tangy citrus and tropical fruits framed by a limey juiciness.
Dramatic examples are the breath of diabetics, which sometimes smells of pear drops and the skin of typhoid patients, which smells of baking bread.
Whatever happened to Halloween being celebrated for about an hour and a half on the 31st, by way of cutting some eye holes in an old, white sheet and going to drink Tizer and do a bit of apple bobbing in your friend's dad's garage, before knocking on a few doors in the hope of a couple of Pear Drops and a nice Aniseed Ball or two?
Selman's picks: Stocky Red Roaster peppers, from Wild Garden Seed in Philomath, Oregon, and Indigo Cherry Drops and Indigo Pear Drops tomatoes, from OSU's Jim Myers.
Stockleys creates a wide range of boiled sweets and fudges, counting lemon sherberts, herbal candy, cinder toffee and pear drops, supplying high end retailers as well as traditional sweet shops and hamper companies.
The cider had a light straw colour, with a pleasant aroma and taste of sweet pear drops.
THIS one hardly has an aroma, but you can detect the faint scent of pear drops.
Sherbet Lemons jostled for shelf space with multi-coloured Pear Drops with their acid bite, and they in turn with gobstoppers as big as our fists, Rhubarb and Custard, American Hard Gums, Dolly Mixtures, Cherry Lips, Sour Grape chewing gums that had you spitting purple, bonbons dusted white or yellow, Flying Saucers, and jars of sherbet in a half dozen vivid colours.
95, Corney & Barrow) - Pear drops on the nose and a lovely creaminess to the tangy citrus and tropical fruits which are framed by a limey juiciness.
They offer liquids that come in sweet shop flavours - strawberry, pear drops, aniseed and liquorice - and devices that range from a delicate cigarette shape to one like an Uzi submachine gun.
From the age of six (1954) ,I walked/ran two miles to school (faster than the bus) and spent my bus fare on gobstoppers, pear drops ,etc.