chloroform

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  • They had to chloroform him every time they wanted to move him. Cited from Children of the Bush, by Henry Lawson
  • When they let go too fast it was rather like the half-way stage of taking chloroform. Cited from Jimgrim and Allah's Peace, by Talbot Mundy
  • In this state he remains until he is placed under chloroform and operated on. Cited from Malakand Field Force, by Winston S. Churchill
  • If that fellow down there had given him chloroform, there would have been no chance. Cited from The Heart of Rachael, Kathleen Norris
  • She had also been shot, and there was evidence she had been chloroformed.
  • Tom was feeling more like himself again, the effects of the chloroform having passed away. Cited from Tom Swift And His Photo Telephone, Victor Appleton
  • That was her only reason for saying that chloroform had been given to her. Cited from Oscar Wilde, Volume 1 (of 2), by Frank Harris
  • Hard though the floor was she did not mind, she was chloroformed. Cited from The Beach of Dreams, by H. De Vere Stacpoole
  • I felt that her life was no pleasure to her, and she was killed with chloroform. Cited from Animal Ghosts, by Elliott O'Donnell
  • Now and then one uses chloroform, but the great majority do not. Cited from Works of Robert G. Ingersoll, Volume VIII, by Robert Green Ingersoll
  • I must either work or be chloroformed till that time comes. Cited from My War Experiences in Two Continents, by Sarah Macnaughtan
  • The doctor was sent for, but there was no time to give me chloroform. Cited from Margot Asquith, An Autobiography: Volumes I & II
  • You will understand how carefully you must enter her room and how deeply she must be chloroformed. Cited from Graustark, by George Barr McCutcheon
  • They even tried to chloroform him for a day and a night, but could not kill him. Cited from Studies in Forensic Psychiatry, by Bernard Glueck
  • If no relief is had in a minute or two chloroform should be given at once. Cited from Mother's Remedies, by T. J. Ritter
  • It was on my hand before you gave me that chloroform. Cited from Through the Wall, by Cleveland Moffett
  • But to avoid even that risk, we are going to give you a little chloroform first. Cited from Jeanne Of The Marshes, E. Phillips Oppenheim
  • I know no more of the chloroform than you do. Cited from At the Mercy of Tiberius, by Augusta Evans Wilson
  • He helped her give the chloroform when she told him that there was sufficient light and that she was ready. Cited from The Bells of San Juan, by Jackson Gregory
  • Then he lay down near it -- and went to sleep as quickly as if he had been chloroformed. Cited from The Flying U's Last Stand, by B. M. Bower
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Meaning of chloroform

  • noun A volatile liquid haloform (chcl3); formerly used as an anesthetic
    chloroform was the first inhalation anesthetic
  • verb Anesthetize with chloroform
    Doctors used to put people under by chloroforming them