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purple haze



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  • The grapes were purple, and a purple haze was over there across the river.

    The Crisis, Complete Winston Churchill
  • The hills, heather-covered, were enveloped in a purple haze.

    The Day of Judgment

    Joseph Hocking
  • Smoke from many fires in the woods mingled with the purple haze.

    The Birth of the Nation Mrs. Roger A. Pryor
  • At last they showed it her, that gleaming golden cloud upon the purple haze of the horizon.

    Folle-Farine Ouida
  • Suddenly the molten ball swung clear of the purple haze and flooded the city with tremulous light.

    Caleb West, Master Diver F. Hopkinson Smith
  • This we could not now fully appreciate for dusk was falling and the city was in a purple haze, which deepened as we looked.

    Romance of Roman Villas

    Elizabeth W. (Elizbeth Williams) Champney
  • The day of the picnic rose clear and bright, changing soon to the purple haze and soft air of a day in late November.

  • When he stood on the low platform before the convention, he trembled and saw only a purple haze.

    Babbitt Sinclair Lewis
Slang definitions & phrases for purple haze

purple haze

noun phrase

LSD mixed with methedrine (1967+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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