quaalude

noun
quaa·​lude | \ ˈkwā-ˌlüd How to pronounce quaalude (audio) \

Definition of quaalude

: a tablet or capsule of methaqualone

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Although old-guard quaaludes aren't among the substances screened, the device takes aim at the class of benzodiazepines most typically slipped into drinks today—including Valium, Xanax, and Rohypnol (or roofies). Laura Regensdorf, Vogue, "Now, There's a Date-Rape Drug Test that Screens Your Drink in Under a Minute," 8 Sep. 2018 The quaalude testimony came from a deposition that was part of Constand's civil suit against Cosby. Michael R. Sisak, chicagotribune.com, "Judge hints he may not allow Cosby testimony that he gave women quaaludes," 30 Mar. 2018 Today should be the last day the discussion of quaaludes is had regarding these accusations against Mr. Cosby. Washington Post, "At trial, experts debate drug Cosby gave to his accuser," 19 Apr. 2018 After jurors heard Cosby's quaaludes testimony, the defense put Jackson on the stand. Michael R. Sisak, chicagotribune.com, "Bill Cosby's defense loses fifth bid for mistrial," 19 Apr. 2018 After jurors heard Cosby's quaaludes testimony, the defense put Jackson on the stand. Fox News, "Bill Cosby's legal team loses 5th bid for a mistrial," 19 Apr. 2018 The quaaludes testimony was introduced at Cosby's first trial. Jayme Deerwester, USA TODAY, "Bill Cosby retrial, Day 7: His testimony about giving drugs to women is allowed, judge rules," 17 Apr. 2018 The quaalude testimony came from a deposition that was part of Constand’s civil suit against Cosby. Michael R. Sisak, BostonGlobe.com, "Judge hints he may not allow Cosby quaalude testimony," 30 Mar. 2018 The quaalude testimony came from a deposition that was part of Constand’s civil suit against Cosby. Washington Post, "Judge hints he may not allow Cosby quaalude testimony," 30 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of quaalude

1966, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for quaalude

from Quaalude, a trademark

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quaalude

noun
quaa·​lude | \ ˈkwā-ˌlüd How to pronounce quaalude (audio) \

Medical Definition of quaalude

: a tablet or capsule of methaqualone

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