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lude

[lood] /lud/
noun, Slang.
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Origin
1975-1980
1975-80; by shortening
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Word Origin and History for ludes

lude

n.

slang shortening of quaalude, by 1973.

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ludes in Medicine

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

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Slang definitions & phrases for ludes

lude

noun

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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