- any drink containing a drug or agent that induces sleep
Example Sentences Including 'sleeping draught'
On the Governor's orders, they gave Gene a sleeping draught that night, the only one he would receive.
Telling the Pictures
On the table beside her bed the nurse had left her dose of tonic, and her sleeping draught already mixed.
The White Dove
She lay awake until midnight when one of the night-duty nuns gave her a sleeping draught.
When the Apricots Bloom
So your father got a hefty dose of the sleeping draught , and on top of his usual ration of bloody gin it bloody killed him!
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