Definition of Sleeping draught

1. Noun. A soporific drug in the form of a pill (or tablet or capsule).

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sleeping Draught

sleeping around
sleeping at the switch
sleeping bag
sleeping bags
sleeping beauty
sleeping capsule
sleeping car
sleeping cars
sleeping draught (current term)
sleeping giant
sleeping giants
sleeping hibiscus
sleeping lions
sleeping off
sleeping partner
sleeping pill
sleeping pills
sleeping policeman
sleeping policemen
sleeping room
sleeping sickness
sleeping tablet
sleeping tablets

Literary usage of Sleeping draught

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. At the Court of Amîr: A Narrative by John Alfred Gray (1895)
"The Sultana's name. Sirdar, the girl-boy. The sleeping draught. The tea cup and the thermometer. The release from a dangerous position. ..."

2. St. Nicholas by Mary Mapes Dodge (1903)
"Wherefore she went straightway and did as she was bidden. So she brought the sleeping-draught to the lady in a chalice of pure wine. ..."

3. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1889)
"Patient took sleeping draught and had a good night. Ten grains given at once and fifteen ... AM: Patient did not sleep well; vomited the sleeping draught. ..."

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