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Definition of "sleeping-draught" []

  • A drink given to induce sleep. (noun)

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "sleeping-draught" in a sentence
  • "A fortnight after Hooper Hamilton also succumbed to “egotism” and took an overdose of sleeping-draught at his summer-house in the Aland"
  • "He had been bled copiously; he had a little fever; he had had nothing to eat for very many hours; he had a sleeping-draught, and"
  • "I went to bed and got my man to mix me a sleeping-draught, and then told him to clear out."