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big drive

noun phrase

A heavy or comparatively pure injection of a narcotic: that big drive hits (1950s+ Narcotics)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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  • They stayed here two weeks and everybody knew they were getting ready for a big drive.

    The War Romance of the Salvation Army Evangeline Booth and Grace Livingston Hill
  • And I was needed out there, he added, in a whisper, for the Germans are attempting a big drive underseas.

  • That some Boers had evaded the big drive was evident by the fact that a convoy was attacked between Kronspruit and Frankfort.

  • Slowly, with the calm certainty of irresistible might, the big drive was on its way.

    The Boss of Wind River David Goodger (
  • About the middle of September it became clear to us that the big drive was at hand.

    Kitchener's Mob James Norman Hall
  • The landowners, the States and the Federal Government must all get together in this big drive for reforestation.

    The School Book of Forestry Charles Lathrop Pack
  • We were very eager to get into the big drive which was expected in the spring.

    The Red Watch J. A. Currie
  • As the big drive went on and column after column went over the top up to the hemispheres, nobody wasted time on Lee.

    The Brain Alexander Blade
  • Then the unions, with the added strength, were to make a big drive on the citadel.

  • So I thought the big drive on the roast beef and canned goods sector had been called off.

    The House of Torchy Sewell Ford

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