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blue velvet

noun, Slang.
a mixture of paregoric and Pyribenzamine taken by vein as an illicit drug. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • His lady was dressed in blue velvet, all trimmed with swan's down.

  • He would have a dressing-gown, a Basque cap, blue velvet slippers!

    Madame Bovary Gustave Flaubert
  • He put on long tights of blue wool and a short jacket of blue velvet.

    Viking Tales Jennie Hall
  • The Princess sat with her on the blue velvet cushions and held her hand.

    The Magic World Edith Nesbit
  • Some people would have us believe that diamonds should only be worn with blue velvet.

    Phyllis of Philistia Frank Frankfort Moore
  • He was arrayed in a blue velvet jerkin with hose of the same material.

    In Doublet and Hose Lucy Foster Madison
Slang definitions & phrases for blue velvet

blue velvet

noun phrase

A mixture of paregoric with Pyrabenzamine2, an antihistamine, used as an injection (1960s+ Narcotics)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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