from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Pure methyl chlorid, CH3Cl, used as an anesthetic in place of ether and chloroform: a trade-name.


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  • Garrick had stooped down and picked up both the handkerchief with its crushed bits of the kelene tube and near it a shattered glass hypodermic.

    Guy Garrick

  • Then comes the jab with the real needle -- perhaps another whiff of kelene to give the injection a chance.

    Guy Garrick

  • And, preceded by a whiff of kelene, not even the sensations I have described are remembered. "

    Guy Garrick


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