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cock·tail

(kok'tāl),
A mixture that includes several ingredients or drugs.

cocktail

(kŏk′tāl′)
n.
Medicine
a. A mixture of drugs, usually in solution, administered together or sequentially.
b. A medical regimen that includes a combination of several drugs, so that their combined effect is more potent than that of any of the drugs used individually.

cocktail

Etymology: AS, cocc + toegel,
Usage notes: (informal)
an unofficial mixture of drugs, usually in solution, combined to achieve a specific purpose. This term is frequently used when combining medications to treat patients who are HIV positive.
Drug slang A regional term for (1) a cigarette laced with cocaine or crack; (2) a partially smoked marijuana ‘joint’ inserted in a regular cigarette
Medspeak Any mixture of therapeutic compounds

cock·tail

(kok'tāl)
A mixture that includes several ingredients or drugs.
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Buck, who had been schooled in Germany and spoke the language fluently, scav enged a uniform from a dead German and the pair hijacked an army truck.
The first thing we saw as we stepped out of the hut was a dead German hung up on the branch of a tree, and he seemed to be carefully watching over the hut.
THE family accused of attempting to fly a dead German relative back to Berlin from Liverpool's John Lennon airport today insisted he was still alive when they arrived for their flight.
I knew Hemingway had taken a belt with a buckle like this from a dead German soldier in Europe during World War II.
Christine recalled that she saw a dead German soldier still clutching a letter to his girlfriend.
When you found a dead German you had to go through his pockets, and we expected them to do the same to us," says Coldstream Guards 2nd Battalion corporal John Elliott, 83, of Canterbury Close, Ashington.
A Staff Colonel from the Corps visited the front line to see the crater, and a few old soldiers put the dead German officer on a fire-step, fixing a lighted candle in one of his hands and a small pocket Bible in the other.
The funeral home has even branched out into pet wakes, posing a dead German Shepherd dog called Capitan on his owner's motorbike.
The first sight to greet the teenager was a dead German solider lying in a foxhole.
Bill Olson, a Cardiff man who died in 1987 aged 96, remembered falling in the wood, coming round to find his pillow was a dead German.
casualtyBelgian Red Cross man with dead German Sept 28 1914: Bernard Grant