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Veronal

/ˈvɛrənəl/
noun
1.
a trademark for barbitone
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  • Bones wiped the perspiration from his brow and explained the action of veronal.

  • I had to take a dose of veronal, but I managed to sleep round the clock, from 9.

    The Dangerous Age Karin Michalis
  • She said it was my fault—that I ought not to have given her that veronal.

    Bella Donna Robert Hichens
  • You'd better go to bed and try to sleep without any veronal.

    The Halo Bettina von Hutten
  • The man declared that he was being watched by the police, and that he dared not continue to supply her with cocaine and veronal.

    Dope Sax Rohmer
  • Insomnia, which latterly had defied dangerously increased doses of veronal, was telling upon nerve and brain.

    Dope Sax Rohmer
  • I went; and, drugged with veronal, I slept—slept dreamlessly—for fourteen hours.

    The Book of Susan Lee Wilson Dodd
  • I gave him a sufficient dose of veronal to insure his unconsciousness for several hours.

    The Moon and Sixpence W. Somerset Maugham
  • She is sleeping soundly, at last, and has promised me there shall be no more night-caps of veronal.

    The Prairie Child Arthur Stringer
  • Another class of synthetics equally useful and likewise abused, are the soporifics, such as "sulphonal," "veronal" and "medinal."

    Creative Chemistry

    Edwin E. Slosson

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