Tully's powder

noun Tul·ly's powder \ˈtəlēz-\

Definition of Tully's powder

  1. :  a powder composed of a mixture of morphine sulfate, camphor, powdered glycyrrhiza, and precipitated calcium carbonate and formerly used as an anodyne and antispasmodic

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Origin and Etymology of tully's powder

after William Tully †1859 American physician

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a trip made at another's expense

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