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sleeping draught

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Definition of sleeping draught in English:

noun

British dated
A drink or drug intended to induce sleep.
Example sentences
  • And as for this soldier, even if I had not given him his sleeping draught, he would have slept soundly enough.
  • The message is that alcohol is a useless sleeping draft in the long run.
  • John has sourced wonderful grapefruit for breakfast and provides a wee dram as a sleeping draft.

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