Webster 1913 Edition
The action of causing to drop or of letting drop; falling.
That which falls in drops; the excrement or dung of animals; – often used in the plural.
an instrument used to supply small quantities of a fluid to a test tube or other vessel.–
a continued irregular discharge of firearms.–
a tube for ejecting any liquid in drops.
Webster 1828 Edition
1.The act of dropping; a distilling; a falling.
2.That which drops.