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drop kick a kick, formerly used in football, in which the kicker drops the ball and kicks it as it begins to rebound. (Cf. place kick, punt1.)
drop-kick to kick with or make a drop kick.
drop leaf a hinged board attached to the end of a table, which can be used to make the surface larger and which folds down when not in use.
droplet a small drop, as of water.
drop-off a sudden, sharp slope. [2 definitions]
drop off to fall asleep. [2 definitions]
dropout someone who has quit school, esp. high school, without graduating. [2 definitions]
drop out to stop participating; quit.
dropper a device, usu. consisting of a tube that narrows at one end and a bulb for producing suction at the other, used for taking up a liquid and dispensing it in drops.
drop press see drop hammer.
dropsy an abnormal medical condition characterized by the building up of watery fluid such as lymph or serum in body tissues or cavities.
droshky a low open horse-drawn carriage used primarily in Russia, or a similar vehicle.
drosophila the common fruit fly, used esp. in genetic experiments.
dross anything that is worthless or useless; rubbish. [2 definitions]
drought an unusually prolonged lack of rain. [2 definitions]
drove1 past tense of drive.
drove2 a group of animals driven, or gathered for driving, as a herd; flock. [3 definitions]
drover someone who drives animals, esp. sheep or cattle, to a place where they can be sold.
drown to die from lack of oxygen as the result of submersion in a liquid, esp. water. [4 definitions]
drown out to cover up the sound of with a louder sound.
drowse to be nearly asleep. [3 definitions]