Yes, I asked her for what purpose she had purchased the phial of strychnine?
No Spaniard knew how to cure hurts from urari, which seems to be strychnine.
Arsenic would put poor Emily out of the way just as well as strychnine.
A grain of strychnine is just as fatal as an ounce, without an antidote.
It would be unsafe to eat an animal killed with strychnine, on account of the deadliness of the poison.
A man that examined him by Papa's desire, said there was no doubt that he had been poisoned by strychnine.
Could the strychnine have been administered in Mrs. Inglethorp's after-dinner coffee which was taken to her by her husband?
But still there is evidence whereby to suspect the presence of strychnine.
The paper of strychnine found in the pocket of the blue silk dress was placed there by me.
The acetate is not crystalline, that of strychnine is so (p. 321).
powerful poisonous alkaloid, 1819, from French strychnine, from Modern Latin Strychnos, the genus name of the plant (nux vomica) from which the poison is obtained, from Greek strychnon, a kind of nightshade, of uncertain origin. The chemical was discovered 1818 by Pelletier and Caventou.
strychnine strych·nine (strĭk'nīn', -nĭn, -nēn')
An extremely poisonous white crystalline alkaloid used as a poison for rodents and formerly used topically as a central nervous system stimulant.