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Old English tigras (plural), also in part from Old French tigre (mid-12c.), both from Latin tigris "tiger," from Greek tigris, possibly from an Iranian source. The meaning "shriek or howl at the end of a cheer" is recorded from 1845, American English. Tiger's-eye "yellowish-brown quartz" is recorded from 1891.
To inject narcotics into a vein, or tie a rubber tubing around one's arm in order to find a vein; shoot up: pop a handful of bennies, then tie up, smoking a joint at the same time (1960s+ Narcotics)