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blue devil

noun, Slang.

blue heaven

noun, Slang.
1.
a blue capsule or tablet containing the barbiturate amobarbital or its derivative.
Also called blue angel, blue devil.
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blue-devil in Medicine

blue devil n.

  1. A blue capsule or tablet containing barbiturate amobarbital or its sodium derivative.

  2. A feeling of depression; despondency.

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blue heaven


blue heaven

n phr,n

A capsule of Amytal2, a type of barbiturate

[1950s+ Narcotics; perhaps fr a 1920s popular song ''My Blue Heaven'']


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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