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pill

1. and the pill n. a birth control pill. (Always with the in this sense.) The pill has really changed my life.
2. n. a tobacco cigarette; a marijuana cigarette. I’ll trade you a pill for a match.
3. n. a drug in capsule form. The doctor prescribed these pills.
4. n. a football. Fred kicked the pill through the goal and won the game.
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In spite of the many pills she swallowed and the drops and powders out of the little bottles and boxes of which Madame Schoss who was fond of such things made a large collection, and in spite of being deprived of the country life to which she was accustomed, youth prevailed.
I believe the students would rather take the pills than study, and certainly the pills are a more effective method.
Seems to me the pills are a good thing," said Omby Amby, who remembered how it used to make his head ache as a boy to study arithmetic.
Then the pills are of no use to us," wailed the Pumpkinhead; "and this fact overwhelms me with grief.
If we could use the pills at all we would make far better wishes than that.
Well, ma'am, I'm willing to give her a pill, if you think best.
But just swallow these little pills for me, please, and we'll see what THEY'LL do.
Mr Twemlow returning to his sofa, lays down his aching head on its slippery little horsehair bolster, with a strong internal conviction that a painful interview is not the kind of thing to be taken after the dinner pills which are so highly salutary in connexion with the pleasures of the table.
The powders for the child, at the large house with the new family, and the pills to be taken four times a day at the ill- tempered old gentleman's with the gouty leg?
There was a glass of water on the table, and on the window-sill a small chip ointment box containing a couple of pills.
Emboldened by the absence of any public scandal in connection with Noel Vanstone's marriage, or with the event of his death as announced in the newspaper obituary, the captain, roaming the eastern circuit, had ventured back to Aldborough a fortnight since, to establish an agency there for the sale of his wonderful Pill.
Unprepared as he was for the large pill he had to swallow, he got it down.
It is only a bread pill, you had much better take it; drink a little milk, my dear Duchess
It will take all his gold to gild a pill like him, that's what," said Mrs.
The magnificent present was the coating of a pill, a bitter pill.