chlorodyne


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chlorodyne

(ˈklɔːrəˌdaɪn)
n
(Pharmacology) a drug, containing chloroform among other ingredients, with sedative, narcotic and pain-relieving properties
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To some he gave chlorodyne. He was forced to concentrate with all his will in order to remember which of them could stand ipecacuanha, and which of them were constitutionally unable to retain that powerful drug.
He dosed himself with chlorodyne, took his own pulse, smoked a thermometer, and lay back on the couch with a suppressed groan.
Now it happens that a paper-wrapped bottle of chlorodyne with a piece of harmless fuse projecting can fool anybody.