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  6  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Drug  \Drug\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Drugged};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Drugging}.]  [Cf.  F.  droguer.] 
  To  prescribe  or  administer  drugs  or  medicines.  --B.  Jonson 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Drug  \Drug\,  v.  t. 
  1.  To  affect  or  season  with  drugs  or  ingredients;  esp.,  to 
  stupefy  by  a  narcotic  drug.  Also  Fig. 
 
  The  laboring  masses  .  .  .  [were]  drugged  into 
  brutish  good  humor  by  a  vast  system  of  public 
  spectacles.  --C.  Kingsley. 
 
  Drug  thy  memories,  lest  thou  learn  it  --Tennyson. 
 
  2.  To  tincture  with  something  offensive  or  injurious. 
 
  Drugged  as  oft,  With  hatefullest  disrelish  writhed 
  their  jaws.  --Milton. 
 
  3.  To  dose  to  excess  with  or  as  with  drugs. 
 
  With  pleasure  drugged,  he  almost  longed  for  woe. 
  --Byron. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Drug  \Drug\,  v.  i.  [See  1st  {Drudge}.] 
  To  drudge;  to  toil  laboriously.  [Obs.]  ``To  drugge  and 
  draw.''  --Chaucer. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Drug  \Drug\,  n. 
  A  drudge  (?).  --Shak.  (Timon  iv  3,  253). 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Drug  \Drug\,  n.  [F.  drogue,  prob.  fr  D.  droog;  akin  to  E.  dry; 
  thus  orig.,  dry  substance,  hers,  plants,  or  wares.  See 
  {Dry}.] 
  1.  Any  animal,  vegetable,  or  mineral  substance  used  in  the 
  composition  of  medicines;  any  stuff  used  in  dyeing  or  in 
  chemical  operations. 
 
  Whence  merchants  bring 
 
  Their  spicy  drugs.  --Milton. 
 
  2.  Any  commodity  that  lies  on  hand,  or  is  not  salable;  an 
  article  of  slow  sale,  or  in  no  demand.  ``But  sermons  are 
  mere  drugs.''  --Fielding. 
 
  And  virtue  shall  a  drug  become  --Dryden. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  drug 
  n  :  something  that  is  used  as  a  medicine  or  narcotic 
  v  1:  administer  a  drug  to  "They  drugged  the  kidnapped  tourist" 
  [syn:  {dose}] 
  2:  use  recreational  drugs  [syn:  {do  drugs}] 




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