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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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Those glory days are long gone, and things have reportedly gone sour between Pacquiao and Roach after the former lost to Australian Jeff Horn in Brisbane, Australia last year.
The two fighters are likewise in the tail-end of successful careers and Roach wouldn't mind seeing Pacquiao close out his in a blaze of glory.
Roach returned to the house "highly intoxicated", smashed a window and gained entry.
In the past, Roach has called out Mayweather many times for running away from the Pacquiao fight but in this particular interview, Roach was more analytic saying that the undefeated American is "not scared" but just "a little worried about the style and the southpaw stance" of Pacquiao.
Photo 1 : The most common way of tying on a roach is by using cotton shoe laces, (see Photos 8-11) This young dancer has one shoelace which comes from the roach spreader, through the braid hole in the roach base, around both sides of his head, then ties beneath his jaw.
Mr Kirman added: "The roach stocKs at Wilton ParK are extremely healthy - the environment is perfect for them and the populations are good.
Interestingly, Roach insists his security team is not a SWAT team, telling the Morning News, "SWAT officers break down doors to make arrests.
I love anxiety as a driving energy for comedy," says Roach during a recent interview over coffee.
But Simon Christie, prosecuting, told the court Roach, who has a lengthy record for violent crimes, had continued with a crime spree while on bail.
Roach denied Asuncion s claim that the trainer punched him twice outside the locker room of the Wild Card Gym on October 20, 2008.
When Wansbeck District Council was formed in 1974 through the merger of the urban districts of Ashington, Bedlington and Newbiggin by the Sea, Mr Roach was one of its founder members.
That means Roach won't be in Vazquez's corner unless De La Hoya says he can stay.