from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To anesthetize (a body part) with cocaine.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To treat or anæsthetize with cocaine.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To subject to the influence or effects of cocaine; impregnate with or reader insensible by cocaine.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. anesthetize with cocaine
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It may be necessary to cocainize the eye before the operator can remove the foreign object with absorbent cotton or with forceps.
The latter accident is also prone to follow attempts to cocainize the larynx.
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