Just last week, it was reported that the 44-year-old Hunter was discharged from the Navy after testing positive for cocaine.
Clarence ends up killing the pimp, and instead of taking her clothes, walks away with a briefcase full of cocaine.
Before long, he had picked up a cocaine habit, sharing what he had, and getting his famous friends the drugs that they wanted.
1874, from Modern Latin cocaine (1856), coined by Albert Niemann of Gottingen University from coca (from Quechua cuca) + chemical suffix -ine (2). A medical coinage, the drug was used 1870s as a local anaesthetic for eye surgery, etc. "It is interesting to note that although cocaine is pronounced as a disyllabic word it is trisyllabic in its formation." [Flood]
cocaine co·caine (kō-kān', kō'kān')
A colorless or white crystalline alkaloid extracted from coca leaves, sometimes used as a local anesthetic especially for the eyes, nose, or throat and widely used as an illicit drug for its euphoric and stimulating effects.
A colorless or white crystalline alkaloid extracted from coca leaves. Cocaine is sometimes used in medicine as a local anesthetic, especially for the eyes, nose, or throat. It is also widely used as an illicit drug for its euphoric and stimulating effects. Chemical formula: C17H21NO4.