from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A narcotic drug, made from chloroform, morphia and other substances.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A patent anodyne medicine, containing opium, chloroform, Indian hemp, etc.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A powerful anodyne remedy, varying somewhat in composition, but containing morphine, chloroform, prussic acid, and extract of Indian hemp, flavored with sugar and peppermint.


Blend of chloroform and anodyne. (Wiktionary)


  • From the cupboard he took a dark slender bottle labelled chlorodyne; and seating it on the table, fetched a glass and water-bottle from the bedroom.

    The Great Amulet

  • They went over the side along with the shore-dwelling folk and followed by him who trailed the sizzling chlorodyne bottle.


  • Now it happens that a paper-wrapped bottle of chlorodyne with a piece of harmless fuse projecting can fool anybody.


  • He dosed himself with chlorodyne, took his own pulse, smoked a thermometer, and lay back on the couch with a suppressed groan.

    Chapter 1

  • Thence down to Apia, where we bought a fresh bottle of chlorodyne and conversed on politics.

    Vailima Letters

  • Here has just been a fine alert; I gave my wife a dose of chlorodyne.

    Vailima Letters

  • I told them that I thought she would die; but they urged me to do something more for her, and as a last hope I gave her some brandy, with twenty-five drops of chlorodyne, and a few spoonfuls of very strong beef-tea.

    Unbeaten Tracks in Japan

  • I gave her some chlorodyne, which she swallowed with difficulty, and left another dose ready mixed, to give her in a few hours; but about midnight they came to tell me that she was worse; and on going I found her very cold and weak, and breathing very hard, moving her head wearily from side to side.

    Unbeaten Tracks in Japan

  • Our hearts were wrung at this wretched sight and we longed to help; we even thought of giving it part of a drop of chlorodyne much diluted, but, fortunately for us, dared not do so, for my husband said to them, 'I do not think the child will live long.'

    Southern Arabia

  • Godfrey's cordial, Dalby's carminative, and Collis Browne's chlorodyne.

    Aids to Forensic Medicine and Toxicology


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