from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A game resembling soccer but differing mainly in that a ball caught on the fly may be passed with the hands and points may be scored by a forward pass over the goal line.
  • noun Slang An intravenous dose of cocaine mixed with heroin or an amphetamine.

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  • noun slang, countable A mix of heroin and cocaine.
  • noun slang, countable Coffee with espresso.
  • noun baseball, countable A fastball.
  • noun uncountable A competitive variant of paintball with an equal playing field, contrasted with woodsball.


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From speed + ball.


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  • see also red eye

    January 24, 2013