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  • noun Plural form of speedball.

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Examples

  • In a low-tech innovation, soldiers from the 101st Airborne keep water, food and ammunition in black body bags, nicknamed speedballs, ready for immediate delivery by helicopter or parachute to troops running low during firefights.

    U.S. Ramps Up Airdrops to Forces in Afghanistan

  • Don Williams, given your grasp of long-term (or any-term) politcal strategy, how are you enjoying the acid and speedballs?

    Matthew Yglesias » Real Talk from Andy Stern

  • Cathy Smith was later charged with murder and drug-related offenses after admitting that she supplied and administered “speedballs” to Belushi to the National Inquirer, which reportedly paid her $15,000 for her story.

    Five People Born on January 24 | myFiveBest

  • "Child has purposely designed the novel to move forward unfettered by stylish flourishes ... the story speedballs to its satisfying conclusion."

    One Shot by Lee Child: Book summary

  • Maybe there will be a transcendent moment, complete with speedballs and hookers and an albino musk ox.

    Chuck Klosterman on Rock

  • But then he started to use himself—small amounts of heroin, coke, speedballs.

    Dancing with the Devil

  • When Glenn Beck's onstage giving his keynote address, it's more like an NA meeting -- as it was when Rush Limbaugh gave his herky jerky, Jim Jones on speedballs imitation in 2009 -- and whenever Good Ol 'Reb Jim DeMint gets near a microphone you wish someone would just stage a hostile intervention with a butterfly net and some masking tape.

    Kara Vallow: The CPAC Rodeo Roundup

  • But then he started to use himself—small amounts of heroin, coke, speedballs.

    Dancing with the Devil

  • When Glenn Beck's onstage giving his keynote address, it's more like an NA meeting -- as it was when Rush Limbaugh gave his herky jerky, Jim Jones on speedballs imitation in 2009 -- and whenever Good Ol 'Reb Jim DeMint gets near a microphone you wish someone would just stage a hostile intervention with a butterfly net and some masking tape.

    The CPAC Rodeo Roundup

  • When Glenn Beck's onstage giving his keynote address, it's more like an NA meeting -- as it was when Rush Limbaugh gave his herky jerky, Jim Jones on speedballs imitation in 2009 -- and whenever Good Ol' Reb Jim DeMint gets near a microphone you wish someone would just stage a hostile intervention with a butterfly net and some masking tape.

    Kara Vallow: The CPAC Rodeo Roundup

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