Examples from the Web for chloral
As soon as the patient has been sick, give a teaspoonful of the syrup of chloral in water.
Bromide of potassium and hydrate of chloral in drachm doses should be given in connection with conium.Insomnia; and Other Disorders of Sleep|Henry M. Lyman
That gave him an opportunity to steal a bottle of chloral hydrate from the medic's locker.The Man Who Hated Mars|Gordon Randall Garrett
Chloral may be given at any time when there is a necessity for it.
Now is the time to intervene, and give one teaspoonful of syrup of chloral with an equal quantity of water.
British Dictionary definitions for chloral
Word Origin and History for chloral
colorless liquid formed by the action of chlorine on alcohol, apparently coined by German chemist Justus von Liebig in 1833 from elements from chlorine + alcohol. Later chiefly in chloral hydrate (1874).