paregoric and laudanum, medicines sometimes given to young children, are examples of dangerous drugs that contain opium.
Syrup of poppies, syrup of squills, and paregoric, equal parts.
It is an ingredient in the compound tincture of camphor (paregoric elixir) of the pharmacopia.
There is a smell of camphor and paregoric, and a jingle of glass, and a display of woman's apparel.
I wet my finger with the paregoric and put it to the baby's lips to quiet its pains of hunger.
I consider that, more than to anything else, I owe the success of our great undertaking to arnica and paregoric.
A small dose of Hive Syrup, or paregoric, will also be found sometimes better than anything else.
So I took a vial of paregoric from my pocket and give it a drop and it went off to sleep like an angel.
Oh, my goodness me sakes alive and some paregoric lollypops!
This feels cool and pleasant, and a few drops of paregoric will soon put the little sufferer to sleep.
"medicine that soothes pain," 1704, from adjective (1680s) "soothing," from Late Latin paregoricus, from Greek paregorikos "soothing, encouraging, consoling," from paregorein "speak soothingly to," from paregoros "consoling," from para- "beside" (see para- (1)) + root of agoreuein "speak in public," from agora "public assembly," from PIE root *ger- "to gather" (see gregarious).
paregoric par·e·gor·ic (pār'ə-gôr'ĭk)
A camphorated tincture of opium, taken internally for the relief of diarrhea and intestinal pain.