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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR RAINDROPS

She always wore a chain of raindrops for pearls, and a cloud for a robe.

Raindrops sparkled on his eyebrows, his nose and the point of his chin.

All about us we could hear the felty beat of the raindrops on the soft dust of the farmyard.

Then we could hear only the drip of raindrops leaking through the green roof.

She could hear no other sound than that of the raindrops falling from the branches.

The raindrops ceased, awaiting the crashing word of the thunder.

"And I will pay for everything," was his refrain, with which the sighing of raindrops mingled.

The early morning sun chases away the raindrops of the night before.

Sometimes I have seen a row of raindrops hanging on a bar by the window.

The lady smiled at him, and there were two splashes like raindrops on her fair cheeks.

WORD ORIGIN

Old English rendropa; see rain (n.) + drop (n.).

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