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Roach

(rōch),
F. Ewing, U.S. prosthodontist, 1868-1960. See: Roach clasp.

roach

(rōch)
n. pl. roaches
A cockroach.
A benzodiazepine that is ± 10-fold more potent than Valium Route of administration Oral, pulverised/snorted
Effects Slurred speech, impaired judgement, difficulty walking, sedation, blackouts of up to 24 hours, amnesia, respiratory distress; may have paradoxic effects and trigger aggression. Overdose or death can occur if mixed with other drugs or alcohol.
It is popularly known as the ‘date-rape’ drug.
In Texas, to be under the Influence of Rohypnol is 'To Get Roached’.

roach

Drug slang A street term for a marijuana cigarette or joint Medical entomology Cockroach, see there. Cf Entomophagy.
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The brown-banded roach could live for about 206 days.
David Roach and his staff at David Roach Family Dentistry are proud to announce they will be moving to their new office at 3824 Bedford Ave.
During the five-day trial, Cardiff Crown Court heard that Roach armed himself with two knives and attempted to stab Ms Lewis to death.
During the five-day trial, Cardiff Crown Court heard Roach armed himself with two knives and attempted to stab Ms Lewis to death.
Roach, in one of his lengthiest interviews since Pacquiao's convincing win over Chris Algieri in Macau, talked to Victor M.
From the Squamish Powwow just outside of Victoria, British Columbia, to the Art and Culture Center of Santa Fe, New Mexico, to the Spirit of the Wolf powwow in Albany, NewYork; the roach has been adopted as a near necessity for most dance outfits.
Roach, 46OXFORD/NORTHBORO - Paul Matthew Roach, 46 November 12th 1967 - October 19, 2014 Paul was the youngest of 11 siblings and the son of the late Albert J Roach (1977) and Josephine A Zulkus (1985) who grew up in Northboro.
In a big restocKing operation yesterday, 1,200lb of roach were removed from the laKe in Wilton ParK, Batley.
The "bitter" reaction suppresses the "sweet" response from other nerve cells, and the roach stops eating, Schal and his colleagues report in the May 24 Science.
Glucose sets off bitter receptors in roach taste buds, causing roaches to avoid foods that bring on this taste-bud reaction.
But District Attorney John Roach wants to be prepared just in case it happens.
Having hit it off with Roach at a dinner party, Mike Myers insisted Roach - despite his little notable experience - should direct the film.