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mid-13c., from sun (n.) + shine (n.). Sunshine law in reference to U.S. open meeting legislation is recorded from 1972, from the notion of shining the light of public access on deliberations formerly held behind closed doors.
lsd, esp taken as an orange tablet; acid, orange sunshine: powerful as a tab of ''sunshine'' dropped before you step in the cab
[1960s+ Narcotics; fr the yellow orange color]
Term of address for a sour person (1913+)