cocain ‎(uncountable)

  1. Dated form of cocaine.
    • 1822, American Medical Association, Transactions of the Section on Laryngology, Otology and Rhinology (page 182)
      But in those cases in which the application of cocain would relieve the symptoms, we are sure to get good results []
    • 1905, Dental Society of the State of New York, Transactions of the Dental Society of the State of New York (volumes 37-40, page 106)
      My attention was called to this many years ago, very shortly after the introduction of cocain as a local anesthetic.
    • 1914, Transactions of the Section on Genito-Urinary Diseases of the American Medical Association, page 80:
      After opening the bladder (incision extending 1 inch pubically from peritoneal fold) the prostate was was injected deeply with 1 per cent. cocain while the pericapsular region was injected with the 1 : 400 novocain solution.
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