glue sniffing


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glue′ sniff`ing


n.
the inhaling of the fumes of certain kinds of glue for the hallucinogenic or euphoric effects they produce, often resulting in damage to various organs.
[1960–65, Amer.]
glue′ sniff`er, n.
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