red devil

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Noun1.red devil - barbiturate that is a white odorless slightly bitter powder (trade name Seconal) used as a sodium salt for sedation and to treat convulsions
barbiturate - organic compound having powerful soporific effect; overdose can be fatal
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It shall be so,' I said: 'the red devils will wait a week.
I would sooner collect life red devils than liddle monkeys.
A poster of a woman in tights heralded the Christmas pantomime, and little red devils, who had come in again that year, were prevalent upon the Christmas-cards.
Yonder red devil would draw you within swing of the tomahawks of his comrades, before you were heated in the chase.
The goal-kicking fullback, whose dramatic drop goal at Hull KR kept the Red Devils in Super League in 2016, has joined the ambitious Canadian club with immediate effect.
The Lady Red Devils were seeded third, while the Lady Indians were seeded fifth.
After the match, the former Warrington Wolves player was devastated after missing all three of his conversion attempts in a two-point defeat, but each one was extremely difficult and had it not been for his excellent contribution in general play, the Red Devils would not have been in a position to take anything from the game anyway.
Ombek Red Devils on Sunday won the Nyanza South regional Chapa Dimba Na Safaricom Tournament title by defeating Awendo Academy 2-1 in a competitive final held at the Gusii Stadium in Kisii County.
Rafa Benitez's Magpies head to Old Trafford on Saturday to take on the second-placed Red Devils, with both sides having suffered defeats before the international break.
The pair took to the skies with the Red Devils Parachute Display Team as part of Lookers' support of military charity 353.
Instead, he says it is in his own interests and insists it will not impact on the future of the Red Devils.