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hokus

noun

Any narcotic (1930+ 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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  • "Methinks a proper wish might serve us well," observed Sir hokus.

    The Royal Book of Oz L. Frank Baum
  • Then, seeing Sir hokus about to fall, he jumped on the Knight with all his strength.

    The Royal Book of Oz L. Frank Baum
  • Sir hokus wakened the Doubtful Dromedary and pulled and tugged it across the hall, where it immediately fell down asleep again.

    The Royal Book of Oz L. Frank Baum
  • "In sooth 'tis that," mumbled Sir hokus, his mouth full of baked apple.

    The Royal Book of Oz L. Frank Baum
  • "And seek him near and fa—hah—har," mumbled Sir hokus with a very troubled light in his kindly blue eyes.

    The Royal Book of Oz L. Frank Baum
  • "Let's do a little reconnoitering, hokus," he said carelessly.

    The Royal Book of Oz L. Frank Baum
  • In an instant, the whole street was filled with beds, "rolling up just as if they were taxis," laughed Dorothy to Sir hokus.

    The Royal Book of Oz L. Frank Baum
  • Sir hokus swept the camel a bow and fairly beamed with pleasure.

    The Royal Book of Oz L. Frank Baum
  • "He isn't," said Dorothy indignantly, for Sir hokus was too shaken about to answer.

    The Royal Book of Oz L. Frank Baum
  • Even Sir hokus, brave as he was, felt that nothing could be done.

    The Royal Book of Oz L. Frank Baum

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