laudanum has definitions from the fields of medicine,pharmacology
[ noun ] (medicine,pharmacology) narcotic consisting of a tincture of opium or any preparation in which opium is the main ingredient

Used in print

(T. C. McClary, "The Flooded Desert," Argosy,...)

It had been five days too late before he learned that she 'd gone_through the wedding_ceremony in a semitrance of laudanum , administered by her mother .

Related terms

opiate narcotic