Quaalude

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Quaalude sedative-hypnotic drug (trade name Quaalude) that is a drug of abuse
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Usage

In poetry:

She fumbles and stumbles
And falls down the stairs,
Makes love to the leg of the dining room chair.
She's ready for animals, women or men.
She's doing Quaaludes again.
"Quaaludes Again" by Shel Silverstein

In news:

A damn folkie in the Age of Dick (Nixon) and Quaaludes, she carried a notebook, a guitar, hard-won studio expertise, and a hard-fed appetite for something more.
One shorthand description of Ramona Gonzalez's recording project Nite Jewel is that it's disco on quaaludes.
DeMarco's "Nightclub" evoked Bowie, Bolan and Reed in entrancing ways, playing a Quaalude-addled mix of jazz and rock perfect for a David Lynch film.
Sleeping pills were a dime a dozen in the '70s but Quaalude took off like none had before -- until the drug authorities stamped out its use.
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