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- A trademark used for the drug methaqualone.
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- proper n. A proprietary name for methaqualone.
- n. A dose of such a drug, sometimes used recreationally.
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- n. sedative-hypnotic drug (trade name Quaalude) that is a drug of abuse
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Why the FDA keeps that dangerous substance on the market, yet the Quaalude, the delicious euphoria inducer, that innocently made you have sex with the first person who entered the room, or a tree, was banned for good.
FEINGOLD WON'T RUN IN 2012 - Now that progressives have vigorously rubbed their teeth and punched the walls after snorting the 8-ball of Elizabeth Warren's exploratory committee, they are coming down fast with the Quaalude of Russ Feingold's announcement that he will not seek office in 2012 eh, it was worth a shot.
He administered alcohol and at least one Quaalude to the girl, then in her weakened and inebriated state and in spite of her protests, he performed oral, vaginal, and anal sex on the girl.
Related: This Smoking Gun archive contains the entire "1977 grand jury testimony of the 13-year-old California girl with whom the director had sex after plying her with Champagne and a Quaalude at the Los Angeles home of Jack Nicholson."
And later maybe a Mandrax or a Quaalude … And when the effect wears off after about two hours, you're feeling mellow, you've had a bit of breakfast and you're ready for work.
The Oscar-winning director of "Rosemary's Baby," "Chinatown" and "The Pianist" was accused of plying his victim with champagne and part of a Quaalude during a 1977 modeling shoot and raping her.
Mr. Polanski, who was accused of giving 13-year-old girl, Samantha Geimer, champagne and part of a Quaalude during a modeling shoot at Jack Nicholson's Los Angeles home before raping her, was initially indicted on six counts, including rape by use of drugs, child molesting and sodomy.
The girl testified that Polanski gave her both champagne and Quaalude, a sedative drug, and despite repeated protests and being asked to stop, he performed oral sex, intercourse and sodomy upon her.
Polanski was initially accused of raping the girl after plying her with champagne and a Quaalude pill during a 1977 modeling shoot.
Roman Polanski: a cellmate who also believes that plying someone with champagne and a Quaalude and anally penetrating them is "making love."