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trank1

[trangk]
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noun Slang.
  1. a tranquilizer.
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Origin of trank1

by shortening and respelling

trank2

[trangk]
noun
  1. the piece of leather from which one glove is cut.
  2. the cut or shaped trank, not including thumb, gussets, and fourchettes.
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Origin of trank2

First recorded in 1860–65; origin uncertain
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  • "And watching Telly and sucking on tranks," Joe said, not really interested and largely arguing for the sake of conversation.

    Frigid Fracas

    Dallas McCord Reynolds