Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A trademark used for the drug chlordiazepoxide hydrochloride.

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  • n. a tranquilizer (trade names Librium and Libritabs) used in the treatment of alcoholism

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Examples

  • I remembered that I had a bottle of a substance called Librium, which I think was the tranquilizer of choice in those days.

    Full Frontal Nudity

  • Instead, they give you Librium, which is a nasty detox.

    HIGH ON ARRIVAL

  • Anderson Cooper's new syndicated talk show that traces of the prescription drug Librium, which is used to fight anxiety and withdrawal symptoms of alcoholism, were found in her body.

    NY Daily News

  • Mitch Winehouse said Friday during a taping of Anderson Cooper's new syndicated talk show that traces of the prescription drug Librium, which is used to fight anxiety and withdrawal symptoms of alcoholism, were found in her body.

    FOXNews.com

  • She was prescribed Librium, which is a normal drug, which is given to people who are detoxing and it kind of decreases the chances of having seizures.

    Reuters: Press Release

  • Mitch Winehouse said the only drug in her system was the prescription medication Librium, which is used to help people with the symptoms of alcohol detoxification.

    Reuters: Press Release

  • "More than a decade of animal research on various animal species has suggested that Librium chlordiazepozxide HCI exerts its principal effects on certain key areas of the limbic system," says an ad from the 1970s, showing three monkeys crouching and dangling in cages as assorted experiments are conducted.

    Martha Rosenberg: Do These Drug Ads Offend You?

  • Maybe that speech was written, misty-eyed, after spending 30 hours straight reading Robert Frost poems, and he might even have rewarded himself with a big dose of Librium and bed ....

    A simple thing (Jack Bog's Blog)

  • Mitch Winehouse added that traces of the Librium, a prescription drug used to fight anxiety and symptoms of alcoholism, were found in her body too.

    Amy Winehouse's Dad Believes Seizure Killed Her

  • "I was stealing leftover Valium, Librium, Nembutal, etc by the time I was 11 or 12."

    Sam Willetts: A season in hell

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