speedball

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speedball

(spēd′bôl′)
n.
Slang An intravenous dose of cocaine mixed with heroin or an amphetamine.

speedball

A generic term for certain drugs that are abused alone or combined—e.g., heroin mixed with cocaine; amphetamine; methylphoccidi (ritalin) mixed with heroin.

speedball

A slang term for a combination of cocaine and heroin taken intravenously.

speedball

A slang term for a dose of cocaine and heroin taken intravenously.
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The difference was that C Troop's speedballs were labeled and delivered by squad or team.
Two methods were used to get these speedballs forward of the troop trains to the C Troop paratroopers.
We are told variously that this read is like: Thomas Pynchon hacking it out with Hunter S Thompson refereed by Elmore Leonard; Carl Hiaasen on acid and Elmore Leonard on speedballs; Quentin Tarantino on a rum runner and speedball binge after spending too long in the sun; and Hunter S sharing a byline with Groucho Marx.
Notwithstanding the seemingly obligatory references to the Good Doctor, Elmore Leonard and, er, speedballs, what do any of these soundbites actually tell anyone about what we are about to encounter?
His favourite quick "high" was from speedballs - special mixtures of cocaine and heroin.
They had been worried about his addiction - particularly to speedballs - for the past year.
In a speedball, heroin and crack are injected together from a single syringe, and it leads to speedballers injecting more times in the same day.