from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Slang Black heroin.

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  • n. An illicit drug formed from the incomplete acetylation of morphine, containing a variable percentage of heroin.


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  • Someone seemed to have poured some black tar or something into the mekugiana and I couldn’t budge it.

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  • I was chained again to this self-addiction, and it wasn't long before I began to imagine the black tar of my particular habit — politics.

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