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blue velvet

noun, Slang.
a mixture of paregoric and Pyribenzamine taken by vein as an illicit drug. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • On a small table at the owner's elbow, a blue-velvet jeweler's case stands open.

    Nancy Rhoda Broughton
  • With rapid fingers I unbutton my blue-velvet gown, and step out of it, leaving it in a costly heap on the floor.

    Nancy Rhoda Broughton
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blue velvet

noun phrase

A mixture of paregoric with Pyrabenzamine2, an antihistamine, used as an injection (1960s+ 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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