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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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She said Hefner offered her a crumpled tissue containing a Quaalude - the pill allegedly used by his friend Bill Cosby to drug women.
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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.
The motion, gave details of a photo shoot in which the young girl was given champagne and part of a Quaalude pill, told to disrobe and was subjected to oral sex.
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