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buzz

Drug slang
noun A regional term for mild intoxication.

Vox populi
Onomatopoeia meaning to make a low, continuous, sibilant sound, as a bee with its wings.
References in classic literature ?
As sure as ever I sit down to this book the Buzzing in my head begins again.
Here and there among the cells containing dead brood and honey an angry buzzing can sometimes be heard.
News is often dispersed as thoughtlessly and effectively as that pollen which the bees carry off (having no idea how powdery they are) when they are buzzing in search of their particular nectar.
I walked the streets of the friendly little city by day and by night with my head so full of rhymes and poetic phrases that it seemed as if their buzzing might have been heard several yards away; and I do not yet see quite how I contrived to keep their music out of my newspaper paragraphs.
Don't you know what it is to feel a buzz, buzz, buzzing inside?
A Fly came up and kept buzzing about his bald pate, and stinging him from time to time.