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Definition funny of Laudanum:
An opiate of the ninteenth century. Good times.
Let us procure some laudanum henry and be cultured. ha HA ha HA.
From the book The House of The Scorpion. A drug containing alcohol and opium. The opium being dissolved in the alcohol. Three drops of the laudanum can knock a human out for eight hours.
I got high off dat laudanum the other day.
A drug that started out as a "Cure-all", drug for the poor, who in the pre-20th century era were too uneducated and ignorant to understand that there was no such thing as a cure-all. Many died from overdosing because warning labels and instructions often didn't come with a bottle, it was made illegal in the US by about 1900. It had no real healing power, although it was one of the first widely accepted placeabos used.
A dangerous drug that doesn't appear to be in wide circulation anymore.
Songs about Laudanum:
Laudanum by Letters To Cleo from the Album Wholesale Meats And Fish
Laudanum by Days Between Stations from the Album Days Between Stations
Saffron Laudanum by David Sylvian & Stephan Mathieu from the Album Wandermüde
Laudanum by Brother Sun Sister Moon from the Album Way Down Deep
Laudanum Blues by Nikki Sudden from the Album The Boy from Nowhere Who Fell out of the Sky, Vol.3
Laudanum by The Chronicles of Israfel from the Album Starborn, Tome I
Lady Laudanum by Pilote from the Album The Slowdown
Books about Laudanum:
In the Arms of Morpheus: The Tragic History of Morphine, Laudanum and Patent Medicines by Barbara Hodgson (Oct 6, 2001)
LAUDANUM: An entry from Macmillan Reference USA's Encyclopedia of Drugs, Alcohol and Addictive Behavior... by GAVRIL W. PASTERNAK (2001)
Laudanum by Cray Donnelly (Jul 14, 2003)
The Fair, Laudanum and Passion by Madeleine Swann and Soilnatine (Jan 24, 2013)
Gin et laudanum by Brett Halliday (1949)
Tracey Moffatt -- laudanum. by Brigitte Reinhardt (Jan 1, 1999)
Sleep Scenes: Or, Dreams of a Laudanum Drinker [In Verse]. by Sleep Scenes (Aug 31, 2012)
Wiki information Laudanum:
Laudanum is a tincture of opium containing approximately 10% powdered opium by weight. Reddish-brown and extremely bitter, laudanum contains almost all of the opium alkaloids, including morphine and codeine, and its high morphine concentration makes...