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A capsule or tablet of the illicit drug methaqualone.

[Originally a trademark.]


(Pharmacology) US a proprietary name for methaqualone


(ˈkweɪ lud)
a brand of methaqualone.
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Noun1.Quaalude - sedative-hypnotic drug (trade name Quaalude) that is a drug of abuse
sedative-hypnotic, sedative-hypnotic drug - a sedative that depresses activity of the central nervous system and reduces anxiety and induces sleep
brand, brand name, marque, trade name - a name given to a product or service
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He later claimed that he was raped by another man at the age of 19 after being given the sedative Quaalude.
SUPPORT In the court document, the former Cosby Show star - worth PS250million - confessed to buying Quaalude tablets to give to women so he could have sex with them.
BILL Cosby testified in 2005 that he bought Quaalude sedatives to give to women with the intent of having sex with them.
And when he ran short of sexenhancing Quaalude pills while staying in a PS9,000-a-night suite at London's Dorchester Hotel, he told his chauffeur in New York to fly over on Concorde with more.
Polanski was accused of plying Geimer with champagne and part of a Quaalude during a 1977 modelling shoot at Jack Nicholson's house and raping her.
1987) (explaining defendant's status as a quaalude addict must be included as part of the objective analysis).
When Dillon was 19, he was stopped for driving under the influence and had a marijuana joint and a Quaalude pill in his pocket.
Polanski was accused of plying his victim with champagne and part of a Quaalude during a 1977 modeling shoot and raping her.
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Polanski was accused of plying the teen with champagne and part of a Quaalude pill, then raping her during a modeling shoot at Jack Nicholson's house in 1977.
Let's keep in mind that Roman Polanski gave a 13-year-old girl a Quaalude and champagne, then raped her.
According to the victim's grand jury testimony, Polanski gave her a Quaalude and champagne and rejected numerous requests by the girl to stop before he had sex with her.