white powder

white powder

A generic term for any whitish pulverised substance of abuse, including amphetamine, cocaine, heroin and PCP.
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This was a body resembling a milk can in its general form, above which oscillated a pear-shaped receptacle, and from which a stream of white powder flowed into a circular basin below.
She took a glass of water, put a white powder into it, and, handing it to the Marionette, said lovingly to him:
The resolute din, the unresting motion of the great stones, giving her a dim, delicious awe as at the presence of an uncontrollable force; the meal forever pouring, pouring; the fine white powder softening all surfaces, and making the very spidernets look like a faery lace-work; the sweet, pure scent of the meal,--all helped to make Maggie feel that the mill was a little world apart from her outside every-day life.
We also found in the folds of it a few scattered grains of some white powder. The paper and the letters were carefully inclosed, and sealed up as before.
There was the wrapper, the bottle, and the white powder inside, some sort of powder!
They watched him take his phials out; they watched him measure the particles of white powder; they watched him add drops of one precious liquid, and drops of another; they lost not the slightest movement; their eyes were riveted upon him with a fascination that nothing could distract.
After first passing a cambric handkerchief, with some white powder on it, over the part of her neck on which he designed to operate, he placed two layers of color on the moles with the tip of the brush.
Authorities confiscated five large packets of a white powder and 13 smaller ones weighing 529.39g in total, a scale, some plastic bags, a phone and a motorbike.
A man has admitted sending hoax white powder to Wolverhampton MP Emma Reynolds seven years ago.
AMAN has admitted sending hoax white powder - in some cases in packages marked "Anthrax" - to female politicians, including AM Kirsty Williams' office.
Officers also made another interesting discovery in the van - which they describe as bags of 'white powder.'.
AN ACTRESS who married notorious prisoner Charles Bronson was found unconscious on her bed next to two bags of "white powder".