[kawg-lin, kog-] /ˈkɔg lɪn, ˈkɒg-/
Charles Edward (“Father Coughlin”) 1891–1979, U.S. Roman Catholic priest, activist, radio broadcaster, and editor, born in Canada.
noun 1. a small, medicinal lozenge for relieving a cough, sore throat, hoarseness, etc. noun 1. a lozenge to relieve a cough cough drop n. A small, often medicated and sweetened lozenge taken orally to ease coughing or soothe a sore throat.
- Cough mixture
noun 1. any medicine that relieves coughing
- Cough reflex
cough reflex n. The reflex which initiates coughing in response to irritation of the larynx or tracheobronchial tree.
noun 1. a medicated, syruplike fluid, usually flavored and nonnarcotic or mildly narcotic, for relieving coughs or soothing irritated throats. cough syrup n. A sweetened medicated liquid taken orally to ease coughing. noun phrase Bribe or blackmail money paid to silence someone (1925+ Underworld)