laudanum

Part of speech: noun

Tincture of opium.

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Usage examples "laudanum":

  1. I'd suffered torments all day with toothache, and took a little laudanum for it, and that made me come over all anyhow. - "Here and Hereafter", Barry Pain.
  2. They said that she had not been sleeping and that she took too much laudanum by mistake. - "Flower of the Dusk", Myrtle Reed.
  3. Maurice's basket; look here- laudanum- did he mean to poison the wasps? - "Scenes and Characters", Charlotte M. Yonge.