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  • n. A sedative and hypnotic drug used to treat insomnia.

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  • n. a mild sedative-hypnotic drug (trade name Placidyl)

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Examples

  • The FBI reports that Rehnquist was already taking the powerful hypnotic ethchlorvynol — marketed as Placidyl — to treat insomnia when, in 1972, he came under the care of a Capitol Hill doctor (whose name was redacted from the report).

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