anaesthetise

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anaesthetise ‎(third-person singular simple present anaesthetises, present participle anaesthetising, simple past and past participle anaesthetised)

  1. Non-Oxford British English standard spelling of anesthetize.
    • 1905, William Gilman Thompson, Practical dietetics: With Special Reference to Diet in Diseases, page 524:
      The retching may be overcome by painting or spraying the pharynx with a 2- or 4-per-cent solution of cocain, or, as Stewart recommends, by allowing the patient to swallow a few drops of the solution, to anaesthetise the oesophagus.
    • 2007, Linda Davies, Into the Fire, Twenty First Century Publishers Ltd., page 84:
      But now she was freed of the daily slavery of the office, and she no longer needed to drink to accompany Roddy, or to anaesthetise herself to his friends.