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China Cat

noun phrase

A strong kind of heroin: Police say a potent batch of heroin called China Cat may be to blame for at least 13 deaths in Manhattan in just six days (1990s+)

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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  • The Queen Louise, the china cat, the calendar under the window, alone spoke of a past fading into oblivion.

    Blue Bonnet in Boston Caroline E. Jacobs
  • A china cat, coloured like life, and standing with its back up, just as though it were ready to spring upon another cat!

    Our Little Dutch Cousin Blanche McManus
  • Makes me think of the china cat's head that we used to put a candle inside of when I was a kid.

  • "I have come for my china cat," said Mr. Mugg, rubbing his hands and looking over the tops of his glasses.

    The Story of a China Cat Laura Lee Hope
  • But if you were to come out and be alive, you would be dreadfully afraid of the china cat in the doll-house, you know you would.

    Five Mice in a Mouse-trap Laura E. Richards

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