Charley


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A regional street term for heroin

Charley

Drug slang A street term for heroin. See Heroin.
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With Charley, who was not interested in business, but was already preparing for Annapolis, Mr.
Charley Coffin said it was used for an ice-piercer; for the Narwhale, rising to the surface of the Polar Sea, and finding it sheeted with ice, thrusts his horn up, and so breaks through.
But here are Laurence, and Charley, and I," cried cousin Clara, who was twice as old as little Alice.
Now, "Old Charley Goodfellow," although he had been in Rattleborough not longer than six months or thereabouts, and although nobody knew any thing about him before he came to settle in the neighborhood, had experienced no difficulty in the world in making the acquaintance of all the respectable people in the borough.
Charley," said my guardian, turning his face away for a moment, "how do you live?
Joan and Sheldon together listened to the tale Binu Charley had brought.
When they had gone inside and shut the doors after them, Charley winked with slow deliberation at me.
Some feared to set the sprit; but I insisted, and Charley had no doubts.
Sitka Charley looked at me in swift surprise, then back at the picture.
The daughter of de Barral probably enjoyed her jolly ride with the jolly Charley (infinitely more jolly than going out with a stupid old riding-master), very much indeed, because the Fynes saw them coming back at a later hour than usual.
Come, now," he said brusquely, "you can't stand there and tell me you've never heard of Charley Welsh?
He had scarcely washed himself, and made everything tidy, by emptying the basin out of the window, agreeably to the Jew's directions, when the Dodger returned: accompanied by a very sprightly young friend, whom Oliver had seen smoking on the previous night, and who was now formally introduced to him as Charley Bates.