What does the word strychnine mean?

Usage examples for strychnine

  1. Thinking his condition might be due to fear I hesitated to use strychnine. – On Snake-Poison: its Action and its Antidote by A. Mueller
  2. Public opinion, however, was against him- in fact, had the general voice been consulted on the subject it is probable that a strong minority vote would have been in favour of including him in the strychnine diet. – The Chronicles of Clovis by Saki
  3. Then as I found in the medicine case the hypodermic needle and the strychnine for which I had been searching, I began my examination of Ventnor. – The Metal Monster by A. Merritt