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7 definitions found
 for drug
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Drug \Drug\ (dr[u^]g), v. i. [See 1st Drudge.]
     To drudge; to toil laboriously. [Obs.] "To drugge and draw."
     --Chaucer.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Drug \Drug\, n.
     A drudge (?). --Shak. (Timon iv. 3, 253).
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Drug \Drug\, n. [F. drogue, prob. fr. D. droog; akin to E. dry;
     thus orig., dry substance, hers, plants, or wares. See
     Dry.]
     1. Any animal, vegetable, or mineral substance used in the
        composition of medicines.
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              Whence merchants bring
              Their spicy drugs. --Milton.
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     2. Any commodity that lies on hand, or is not salable; an
        article of slow sale, or in no demand; -- used often in
        the phrase "a drug on the market". "But sermons are mere
        drugs." --Fielding.
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              And virtue shall a drug become.       --Dryden.
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     3. any stuff used in dyeing or in chemical operations.
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     4. any substance intended for use in the treatment,
        prevention, diagnosis, or cure of disease, especially one
        listed in the official pharmacopoeia published by a
        national authority.
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     5. any substance having psychological effects, such as a
        narcotic, stimulant, or hallucinogenic agent, especially
        habit-forming and addictive substances, sold or used
        illegally; as, a drug habit; a drug treatment program; a
        teenager into drugs; a drug bust; addicted to drugs; high
        on drugs.
  
     Syn: illegal drug. [PJC]
  
                They [smaller and poorer nations] have lined up to
                recount how drug trafficking and consumption have
                corrupted their struggling economies and societies
                and why they are hard pressed to stop it. --
                                                    Christopher S.
                                                    Wren (N Y.
                                                    Times, June
                                                    10, 1998, p.
                                                    A5)
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Drug \Drug\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Drugged; p. pr. & vb. n.
     Drugging.] [Cf. F. droguer.]
     To prescribe or administer drugs or medicines. --B. Jonson.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Drug \Drug\, v. t.
     1. To affect or season with drugs or ingredients; esp., to
        stupefy by a narcotic drug. Also Fig.
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              The laboring masses . . . [were] drugged into
              brutish good humor by a vast system of public
              spectacles.                           --C. Kingsley.
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              Drug thy memories, lest thou learn it. --Tennyson.
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     2. To tincture with something offensive or injurious.
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              Drugged as oft,
              With hatefullest disrelish writhed their jaws.
                                                    --Milton.
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     3. To dose to excess with, or as with, drugs.
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              With pleasure drugged, he almost longed for woe.
                                                    --Byron.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  drug
      n 1: a substance that is used as a medicine or narcotic
      v 1: administer a drug to; "They drugged the kidnapped tourist"
           [syn: drug, dose]
      2: use recreational drugs [syn: drug, do drugs]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  152 Moby Thesaurus words for "drug":
     Adrenalin, Benzedrine, Dexamyl, Dexedrine, KO, Methedrine,
     Mickey Finn, aloes, ammonium carbonate, amphetamine,
     amphetamine sulphate, analgesic, anesthetic, anesthetize, anoint,
     antidepressant, article, article of commerce,
     article of merchandise, balm, balsam, bedaze, belladonna, benumb,
     benzoin, besot, bismuth, blunt, caffeine, chloroform, chocolate,
     cocaine, cocoa, coffee, coldcock, colocynth, commodity, cure,
     cure-all, deaden, desensitize, desoxyephedrine,
     dextroamphetamine sulfate, dope, dose, downer, drops, dull,
     electuary, elixir, embrocate, entrance, ergot, etherize,
     ethical drug, feature, freeze, generic name, hallucinogenic, herbs,
     hop, hypnotic, hypnotize, inhalant, item, kayo, knock out,
     knock senseless, knock stiff, knock unconscious, knockout drop,
     kola, kola nut, lay out, lead item, leader, lincture, linctus,
     loss leader, lull to sleep, magnetize, materia medica, medicament,
     medicate, medication, medicinal, medicinal herbs, medicine,
     mesmerize, methamphetamine hydrochloride, mixture, narcotic,
     narcotize, nonprescription drug, numb, obtund, officinal, oil,
     opiate, pain-killer, palsy, panacea, paralyze, patent medicine,
     pharmaceutical, pharmacon, physic, poison, powder, preparation,
     prescription drug, product, proprietary, proprietary medicine,
     proprietary name, psychedelic, put to sleep, put under, quinine,
     remedy, rock to sleep, sal ammoniac, salve, sassafras, seconds,
     sedate, sedative, simple, simples, sleeping pill, soporific,
     special, specific, standard article, staple, staple item,
     stimulant, strychnine, stun, stupefy, syrup, tea, theraputant,
     tisane, trance, tranquilizer, treat, treatment, upper,
     vegetable remedies, vendible, ware
  
  

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