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lude

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noun \ˈlüd\

Definition of lude

  1. :  a pill of methaqualone —usually used in plural



Origin of lude

short for Quaalude, a proprietary name for methaqualone


First Known Use: 1973


Medical Dictionary

lude

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noun \ˈlüd\

Medical Definition of lude

  1. :  a pill of methaqualone—usually used in plural




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