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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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Brown-banded roaches obtain their name from the two lighter bands they have throughout their dark brownish bodies.
A concise history of the porcupine hair roach, along with photos of contemporary dancers' roaches, was recently offered by Craig Jones in Whispering Wind 42:1,pp.
Roaches don't detect taste with tongues, as people do, but instead use hairlike structures.
Generally, roaches have a sweet tooth for these sugars.
That night, a total of four dozen roaches of the 3-inch-long, hissing Madagascar variety were eaten in the name of fast movement through the line.
The chirps, trills, and squeaks of many insects, including most other kinds of roaches, come from the rubbing of legs or other body parts against each other.
5 inch)-long roaches send out streams of air from their breathing holes.
In laboratory tests, the Zapper killed 90 percent of existing roaches in six days.
Orkin Pest Control Technical Manager Frank Meek says roaches enter homes and businesses in search of food, water and shelter.
Early roaches were made of graduated lengths of porcupine guard hair or turkey beard and decorated with an outer row of deer tail hair that was typically white or dyed red.
The zoo has plenty of roaches to name with thousands of the super-sized bugs on exhibit in Madagascar
The hissing roaches instead squirt air out of specialized holes in their abdomens.