nose candy


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nose candy

n. Slang
Cocaine, especially in a powdered form and ingested by snorting.

co•caine

(koʊˈkeɪn, ˈkoʊ keɪn)

n.
a bitter, white, crystalline alkaloid, C17H21NO4, obtained from coca leaves, used as a local anesthetic and also widely used as an illicit drug for its stimulant and euphoriant properties.
[1870–75]
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Noun1.nose candy - street names for cocaine
cocain, cocaine - a narcotic (alkaloid) extracted from coca leaves; used as a surface anesthetic or taken for pleasure; can become powerfully addictive
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