Definition of Opium taker
1. Noun. Someone addicted to opium.
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Literary usage of Opium taker
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1. Medical Record by George Frederick Shrady, Thomas Lathrop Stedman (1895)
"And then he asked me what view I took with regard to the reliability of the testimony of any opium-taker, and I said I thought it was absolutely unreliable. ..."
2. The Real Shelley: New Views of the Poet's Life by John Cordy Jeaffreson (1885)
"... though probably in the same year of grace as the older poet, Shelley w;as so liberal an opium-taker that the drug's influence on the nervous system must ..."
3. The Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review by Isaac Smith Homans, William B. Dana (1854)
"... of the opium taker; once habituated to his dose as a factitious stimulant, everything will be endured rather than the privation ; and the unhappy being ..."
4. The Dublin University Magazine: A Literary and Political Journal (1839)
"Sir,1' said he, " I am an inveterate opium taker, and I have by slow degrees fallen into this melancholy excess. But of the diurnal twenty-four periods of ..."
5. Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review by William B. Dana (1850)
"There is no slavery so complete as that of the opium-taker : once habituated to his dose as a factitious stimulant, everything will be endured rather than ..."
6. The Opium Trade: Including a Sketch of Its History, Extent, Effects, Etc by Nathan Allen (1853)
"There is no slavery so complete as that of the opium taker: once habituated to his dose as a factitious stimulant, everything will be 5 ..."