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[lood] /lud/
noun, Slang.
Origin of lude
1975-80; by shortening Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • If you fail to inc lude this information, your refund may be delayed or denied.
  • Be sure to inc lude the completed photo log with the camera.
Word Origin and History for lude

slang shortening of quaalude, by 1973.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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lude in Medicine

lude (lōōd)
A pill or tablet that contains the drug methaqualone.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
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Slang definitions & phrases for lude



Quaalude2, a depressant drug; any methaqualone capsule or pill: Only this year ''ludes'' (Quaaludes or ''downs'') were the hot sellers/ Dropping the Last 'Lude (1960s+ Narcotics)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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