quaaludes

Quaalude

[kwey-lood]
Pharmacology, Trademark.
a brand of methaqualone.
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quaalude
1965, proprietary name (trademark by Wm. H. Rohrer Inc., Ft. Washington, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.) of methaqualone.
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Quaalude Quaa·lude (kwā'lōōd')

A trademark formerly used for methaqualone.

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