DROP, noun [G.]
1. A small portion of any fluid in a spherical form, which falls at once from any body, or a globule of any fluid which is pendent, as if about to fall; a small portion of water falling in rain; as a drop of water; a drop of blood; a drop of laudanum.
2. A diamond hanging from the ear; an earring; something hanging in the form of a drop
3. A very small quantity of liquor; as, he had not drank a drop
4. The part of a gallows which sustains the criminal before he is executed, and which is suddenly dropped.