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head shop

noun, Slang.
1.
a shop selling paraphernalia of interest to drug users or associated with the use of drugs.
Origin
1965-1970
1965-70, Americanism
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head shop

n.

emporium for stoner gear, by 1969 (noted in 1966 as the name of a specific shop in New York City selling psychedelic stuff), from head (n.) in the drug sense.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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head shop

noun phrase

A shop selling various accessories of the drug culture and hippie culture, such as water pipes, holders for marijuana cigarettes, psychedelic posters, incense, etc (1960s+ Counterculture)


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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