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  • n. Plural form of speedball.

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Examples

  • 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

  • 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

  • "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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • One of the top-rated/most popular yoga and fitness instructors in Manhattan likes doing speedballs occasionally and heroin or coke separately, not mixed in a speedball fairly often.

    GUEST POST: WHEN THEY WERE CURVY* » Sociological Images

  • Meanwhile, Dr Maturin dopes up Bonden, Killick and Faster Doudle with 19th-century laudanum/coca-leaf speedballs to optimize their accuracy, sets them up with rifled muskets, and they pick off the three on the boat after Aubrey dives in and swims off like a greased eel.

    The pirate smiles the fabulous smile of celebrity.

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