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F. Ewing, U.S. prosthodontist, 1868-1960. See: Roach clasp.
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n. pl. roaches
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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’.
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roachDrug slang A street term for a marijuana cigarette or joint Medical entomology Cockroach, see there. Cf Entomophagy.
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