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  • v. Present participle of etherize.


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  • When a police surgeon hit on the idea of etherizing an obdurate "dummy chucker," to determine if the prisoner could talk or not, Blake appropriated the suggestion as his own.

    Never-Fail Blake

  • Because the cow horn is now outwardly surrounded by the Earth, all the Earth's etherizing and astralizing rays stream into its inner cavity.

    Biodynamics: Natural Wonder or Just a Horn of Manure?

  • McKee-McCready modification of the Boyce thimble with the omission of the etherizing tube, which is no longer needed.

    Bronchoscopy and Esophagoscopy A Manual of Peroral Endoscopy and Laryngeal Surgery

  • And gathering up in his strong arms, as if she had been a child, the unconscious woman who had branded him a coward, he bears her out of the now fiercely flaming place, through the window of the etherizing-room, down the swaying, smoking ladder.

    Fire Fight Fire

  • The door from the etherizing-room trembles, breaks, gives -- sharp spurs of firemen's axes splinter it, shatter the lock -- the door breaks down -- two, three firemen stumble in, heads muffled, axes in gloved hands.

    Fire Fight Fire

  • This procedure is now used to a considerable extent throughout the country, and it is a far safer and more comfortable performance than either etherizing or chloroforming, as the sudden and spasmodic filling of the lungs of young children -- who will resist and hold their breath for a long time, then suddenly inhale -- with anæsthetic vapor is almost unavoidable, having in two instances nearly lost two children from such an accident.

    History of Circumcision from the Earliest Times to the Present Moral and Physical Reasons for its Performance

  • The barren body of hawthorn, etherizing its children.

    Critical Mass


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